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Skin-melanocytic tumor
Miscellaneous
Sentinel node biopsy for melanoma

Reviewer: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 8 June 2013, last major update May 2013
Copyright: (c) 2002-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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Recommendations
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Prognostic factors
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Clinical images
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Schematic of intraoperative lymphatic mapping and sentinel node

Intraoperative left axillary node
seen after uptake with blue dye

Micro images
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D2-40+ lymphatic in tumor


Metastatic tumor by RT-PCR, H&E, S100, HMB45

Nevus cells and melanoma cells (S100)

HMB45

Tattoo pigment (not tumor)


Increased 11q13 (cyclin D1) by FISH

Positive stains
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Molecular description
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Videos
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Differential diagnosis
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