[Primary lymph node metastases in malignant melanoma studied via high-resolution real-time sonography--its value and indications].

@article{Prayer1989PrimaryLN,
  title={[Primary lymph node metastases in malignant melanoma studied via high-resolution real-time sonography--its value and indications].},
  author={Lucas Prayer and Friedrich Winkelbauer and Norbert E Gritzmann and H Weislein and M. E. Helmer and Hubert Pehamberger},
  journal={RoFo : Fortschritte auf dem Gebiete der Rontgenstrahlen und der Nuklearmedizin},
  year={1989},
  volume={151 3},
  pages={294-7}
}
To detect regional lymph node metastases 217 patients with melanoma were examined both sonographically and clinically. Metastases were found in 15 patients by means of palpation, and in 26 patients via ultrasound. Sonography was evidently superior and enabled differentiation between metastatic changes and inflammatory enlargements of lymph nodes. Because of… CONTINUE READING