Anal melanoma in the era of sentinel lymph node mapping: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge

Melanoma of the anal canal is a rare malignancy that often has an atypical presentation. Locoregional metastases, which are often present at the initial presentation, may occur in both groin and pelvic lymph nodes, but the utility of lymph node dissection remains unknown. We explored the possibility of applying the technique of sentinel lymph node (SLN… CONTINUE READING