Isolated skip nodal metastasis is rare in T1 and T2 oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma.


OBJECTIVE Nodal metastasis from oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma follows a predictable pattern. Isolated level IV involvement, termed skip metastases, is described. This study attempts to identify the incidence of skip metastasis. STUDY DESIGN Case series with chart review. SETTING Tertiary academic hospital. SUBJECTS Fifty-two consecutive patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0194599812439664


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