[Interest of periareolar injection for colorimetric detection of sentinel node in breast cancer].


Most teams working on sentinel node biopsy in the treatment of breast cancer inject either radioactive colloid or vital blue dye around the primary tumour. Many anatomical studies and lymphoscintigraphical studies, some very old, have shown that the lymphatic drainage of the breast is collected first in the periareolar plexus of Sappey, then routed to the… (More)