Lymphatic drainage patterns of the human eyelid: assessed by lymphoscintigraphy.

@article{Nijhawan2010LymphaticDP,
  title={Lymphatic drainage patterns of the human eyelid: assessed by lymphoscintigraphy.},
  author={Navdeep Nijhawan and Christopher Marriott and John T. Harvey},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={281-5}
}
PURPOSE To describe the lymphatic drainage patterns of the human eyelids. METHODS Twenty-eight consenting patients who underwent unilateral eyelid surgery at McMaster University between March 2001 and July 2003 had their contralateral eyelids injected with 0.2 ml (0.250 mCi) of Tc 99 m sulphur colloid. The patients were divided into 1 of 5 injection sites of the eyelid, namely upper lateral, upper medial, medial canthus, lower medial, and lower lateral. Lymphoscintigraphy was performed… CONTINUE READING