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Sublingual lymph node metastasis of early tongue cancer: report of two cases and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21277742     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sublingual lymph node metastasis of early stage squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue (SCCT) is seldom reported. Lymphatic tissue in the floor of mouth, which intervenes between the tongue and neck, will be left behind by a primary tumour resection with discontinuous neck dissection. The authors present two cases of early stage SCCT with sublingual lymph node metastasis, review the literature, and discuss the management of the floor of mouth for early stage SCCT. The authors suggest that more attention should be paid to possible sublingual lymph node metastasis for T1/T2 SCC of the ventral tongue with deeply endophytic infiltration.
Authors:
T Zhang; R A Ord; W I Wei; J Zhao
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-1-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1399-0020     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-1-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8605826     Medline TA:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Science, Beijing, China.
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