Selective sentinel lymph node dissection in head and neck cutaneous melanoma

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Abstract

Sentinel lymph node biopsy accuracy and prognostic value in the head and neck region has been established. The article describes the current indications for the procedure, lymph node localization using lymphoscintigraphy and intra-operative blue dye injection, the surgical technique, and important recommendations to avoid complications in this very important anatomic region.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-18
Number of pages6
JournalOperative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Volume24
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1 2013

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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