The importance of mitosis as a factor for predicting sentinel lymph node biopsy for thin melanoma.

@article{Filho2011TheIO,
  title={The importance of mitosis as a factor for predicting sentinel lymph node biopsy for thin melanoma.},
  author={Renato Santos de Oliveira Filho and Mayra Calil Jorge and Daniel Arcuschin de Oliveira and Renato Le{\~a}o S{\'a} de Oliveira and Maria do Carmo Assunç{\~a}o Queiroz and F{\'a}bio Xerfan Nahas},
  journal={Anais brasileiros de dermatologia},
  year={2011},
  volume={86 4 Suppl 1},
  pages={S107-9}
}
23-year-old female patient, with superficial spreading melanoma (SSM) on the back, Breslow 0.35 mm, Clark II, without ulceration and with 2 mitosis/mm². Patient was submitted to margin enlargement and sentinel biopsy of 2 lymph nodes (left armpit). Histopathology revealed micrometastasis in the subcapsular sinus of both. Following the recommendation of the 2009 American Joint Committee on Cancer Melanoma Staging (AJCC), the patient underwent complete axillary lymphadenectomy. No other lymph… CONTINUE READING
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