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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Andres, C; Belloni, B; Puchta, U; Sander, CA; Flaig, MJ 
Title:
Prevalence of MCPyV in Merkel cell carcinoma and non-MCC tumors 
Abstract:
Background Merkel cell polyomavirus (MCPyV) is the likely causative agent of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC). However, the prevalence of MCPyV in non-MCC population and its possible role in the pathogenesis of other skin cancers are not known yet. Methods A molecular pathology study was performed in 33 MCC samples and 33 age- and sex-matched samples of sun exposed non-MCC tumors [12 seborrheic keratoses (SK), 11 basal cell carcinomas (BCC) and 10 lentigo maligna melanomas (LMM)]. All tumors were ana...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Cutan Pathol 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
37 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
28-34 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0303-6987 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie