Altered lymphatic circulation at the site of melanoma excision.

Abstract

Local excision of malignant melanoma promotes both disruption and regeneration of regional lymphatics. These disturbances in local lymphatic drainage favor escape of residual melanoma cells either locally or in transit from more distal sites. Accordingly, a wide tridimensional resection to eradicate all local tumor and circumvent interstitial entrapment and… (More)

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@article{Ariel1986AlteredLC, title={Altered lymphatic circulation at the site of melanoma excision.}, author={Idan Ariel}, journal={Lymphology}, year={1986}, volume={19 1}, pages={38-40} }