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Sentinel Node Biopsy (cont.)

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Pictures

Sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with melanoma. Intraoperative left axillary sentinel lymph node seen after uptake with blue dye.
Sentinel lymph node biopsy in patients with melanoma. Intraoperative left axillary sentinel lymph node seen after uptake with blue dye.
After further dissection, the blue node is easily identifiable. This node was removed and contained a large amount of radioactive tracer.
After further dissection, the blue node is easily identifiable. This node was removed and contained a large amount of radioactive tracer.

Medically reviewed by Arnold Wax, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Medical Oncology


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/20/2014
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