What is the role of MRI in the evaluation of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC)?

Updated: Jan 18, 2019
  • Author: Arjun S Joshi, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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In the evaluation of MCC, MRI accurately identifies metastases to soft tissue sites, brain, and bone marrow and should be performed is there is any suspicion for central nervous system involvement. [20]


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