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Is sentinel lymph node biopsy warranted for desmoplastic melanoma? A systematic review

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Background

Desmoplastic melanoma (DM) is an uncommon malignancy associated with a high local recurrence rate. The aim of this systematic review was to determine the positivity rate of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) in patients with DM. The secondary outcome was to establish if SLNB is warranted for both pure DM (PDM) and mixed DM (MDM).

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A full systematic literature review of SLNB in DM was performed by two authors in January 2016. Ov... Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6197-4093
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Name:
National Institute for Health Research
Grant:
ACF-2017-13-009
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery More from this journal
Volume:
70
Issue:
2
Pages:
274-280
Publication date:
2016-11-16
Acceptance date:
2016-11-08
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EISSN:
1878-0539
ISSN:
1748-6815
Pmid:
28017261
Language:
English
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Subtype:
Review
Pubs id:
746588
Local pid:
pubs:746588
Deposit date:
2020-11-18

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