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Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Conjunctival and Eyelid Tumors

  • Aaron Savar
  • Bita EsmaeliEmail author
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Abstract

Sentinel lymph node biopsy for tumors of the conjunctiva and eyelid is feasible and relatively safe and can identify microscopic regional lymph node disease before metastatic disease becomes clinically apparent. Clinical bullets (sentinel lymph node biopsy, eyelid carcinomas, eyelid melanomas, conjunctival melanoma, microscopic metastasis in lymph nodes)

Keywords

Sentinel Lymph Node Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Merkel Cell Carcinoma Regional Lymph Node Metastasis Positive Sentinel Lymph Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Head and Neck SurgeryThe University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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