Satellite Nodule

A minute tumour cell nest—measuring ±0.05 mm in diameter—which may be seen in the reticular dermis, fat, or vessels in a person with melanoma, and separated therefrom; melanomas with satellite nodules have a far worse prognosis than melanomas of similar thickness without satellites
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There was no satellite nodule or palpable regional lymph node and systemic examination was within normal limit.
From another point of view, cavities of the MDR group mostly appear as cavitary consolidation while in the NTM group as cavities with satellite nodules, with significant difference between these two groups (Fig.
In addition, a linear margin, satellite nodules, bronchial wall thickening, consolidation, and ground-glass attenuation were significantly more frequent in benign cavitary lesions than in malignant ones.
For purposes of staging, satellite nodules, multifocal primary cholangiocarcinomas, and intrahepatic metastases are not distinguished and are considered multiple tumors.
On the left popliteal fossa was an ulcerated, purplish lesion measuring 15 cm in diameter, with multiple purplish satellite nodules of 1 to 3 cm (Fig.
Multiple satellite nodules occur in 10 to 15% of all cases.
Tuberculomas commonly appear as smooth maginated round nodules on CT with calcification, cavitation and satellite nodules sometimes seen.
The tumor may be diffusely infiltrative with indistinct borders, and small satellite nodules can also be present.
Incomplete excision and leaving behind satellite nodules is considered as the most important factor deciding recurrence pattern.
This type appears as a large circumscribed mass occupying a substantial portion of the liver, often with small satellite nodules.
Gross morphology included hemorrhage, necrosis, and satellite nodules.

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