Size Of Metastasis In The Sentinel Node Predicts Additional Nodal Involvement In Penile Carcinoma

Mon, 11 Sep 2006 12:00 PM EST

... UroToday.com - Penile carcinoma has a strong tendency toward lymphatic dissemination and the inguinal lymph nodes are the first site of metastasis. Survival is related to the presence and extent of lymph node involvement. Inguinal lymphadenectomy is associated with significant morbidity such as lower extremity lymph edema and skin flap necrosis. [click link for full article] ...