Feasibility of Performing Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy (SLNB) after Mastectomy: A Case Report


Introduction: Previous mastectomy remains a contraindication to SLNB as normal drainage patterns of the breast can be disturbed. Patients diagnosed with DCIS on core biopsy and later found to have microinvasive or invasive carcinoma at the time of mastectomy are deprived of the opportunity for SLNB and need to undergo axillary dissection. We explored the… (More)