"Merkel cell polyomavirus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A species of POLYOMAVIRUS suspected to be the cause of most cases of MERKEL CELL CARCINOMA, a rare but highly lethal form of skin cancer.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Merkel cell polyomavirus".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Merkel cell polyomavirus".
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