Indications for Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Conjunctival and Eyelid Melanoma: Interview with Bita Esmaeli, MD

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A conversation between Robert Goldberg, MD, and Bita Esmaeli, MD, during the Annual Fall Scientific Symposium of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). Dr. Esmaeli and colleagues reviewed the clinical data and histologic features of 30 consecutive patients with conjunctival or eyelid melanomas that underwent sentinel lymph node biopsy. Based on their findings they recommend sentinel lymph node biopsy for patients with ocular adnexal melanoma of greater than 2 mm in Breslow thickness and with ulceration. (October 2009)

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