Volume 56, Issue 5 (6 1998)                   Tehran Univ Med J 1998, 56(5): 53-57 | Back to browse issues page

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Mir M, Nateghi F, Zeraaty H. Factors affecting results of lymph node dissection in patients with skin Melanoma, 1987-92. Tehran Univ Med J. 1998; 56 (5) :53-57
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In this paper, factors affecting the result of prophylactic lymph node dissection in 125 patients with skin melanoma during the period between 1987-1992 in the cancer institute were evaluated and prognostic parameters ascertained. The result showed prevalence of head and neck melanoma in men were two times more than in women with a preponderance of regional and lymphatic recurrence. Majority of patients presented with advanced clark levels (76.8 Pct). Clinical and histologic evaluation of the regional lymph nodes failed to show any meaningful relation.
Keywords: Dissection
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