False negative sentinel node procedure established through palpation of the biopsy wound

P. J. Tanis*, O. E. Nieweg, J. W.S. Merkus, J. L. Peterse, B. B.R. Kroon

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Abstract

We describe our first false negative sentinel node biopsy after ceasing confirmatory axillary lymph node dissection in breast cancer. Palpation of the axilla through the biopsy wound prevented understaging. 

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)714-715
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume26
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

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© 2000 Harcourt Publishers Ltd

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