Defining incidental perineural invasion: the need for a national registry.

@article{Buchanan2014DefiningIP,
  title={Defining incidental perineural invasion: the need for a national registry.},
  author={Lauren J. Buchanan and Brian De'Ambrosis and Kathryn DeAmbrosis and Timothy H Warren and Shyamala C. Huilgol and H. Peter Soyer and Benedict James Panizza},
  journal={The Australasian journal of dermatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={107-10}
}
This article by the Perineural Invasion (PNI) Registry Group aims to clarify clinical and histopathological ambiguities surrounding PNI in non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC). PNI is reportedly present in approximately 2-6% of cases of NMSC and is associated with greater rates of morbidity and mortality. The distinction between clinical PNI and incidental PNI is somewhat unclear, especially in regard to management and prognosis. One important objective of the PNI Registry is to develop a… CONTINUE READING