Sentinel lymph node biopsy in the setting of conjunctival melanoma.

@article{Schwarz2008SentinelLN,
  title={Sentinel lymph node biopsy in the setting of conjunctival melanoma.},
  author={Karl August Schwarz and Steven Paul Davison and Amy E Crane},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={121 4},
  pages={212e-3e}
}
Objective: To report two cases of conjunctival melanoma (CM) that underwent sentinel lymph mapping (SLNM) and sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) with good results. Introduction: Conjunctival melanoma (CM) is a very rare malignancy, with an incidence of less than one per million cases per year. Metastatic dissemination may occur via lymphatic or hematogenous routes. The regional lymph nodes most commonly involved in the head and neck region are found in the deep cervical node chain and in the… CONTINUE READING