[Lymphoscintigraphy in the study of lymphatic drainage patterns in patients with melanoma].


BACKGROUND In order to plan the pertinent surgical technique for each patient with melanoma or other skin malignancies, it is mandatory to identify those lymphatic basins at risk for metastases. The advent of radiotracers for functional studies of the cutaneous lymphatic system during the last decade has resulted in the disclosure of an unexpected… (More)


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