The effect of tumor width and depth on extracapsular lymp node metastases in tongue tumors.

OBJECTIVES In this study, we investigate the relationship between the effects of tumor width and depth with the extracapsular nodal spread (ECS) in oral tumors. PATIENTS AND METHODS In this study we investigate retrospectively data of 107 patients (69 males, 38 females; mean age 45 years; range 25 to 79 years) with tongue tumors, who had undergone surgery… CONTINUE READING