regional lymph nodes

regional lymph nodes

[TA]
lymph nodes located in a specific anatomic region or compartment.
Synonym(s): nodi lymphoidei regionales [TA]
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Level VI) is high, routine elimination of regional lymph nodes can reduce local regional recurrence rate.
If the disease is confined to breast then this carcinoma is possibly labelled as a curable disease however the involvement of regional lymph nodes makes the cure difficult4.
Immediate-completion lymph node dissection--removal of the remaining regional lymph nodes after sentinel node excision--is usually recommended for patients found to have sentinel node metastasis, even though the evidence supporting this practice is inconclusive.
Stage 3 melanoma has reached the regional lymph nodes but has not yet spread to distant lymph nodes or to other parts of the body (metastasized), and requires surgical resection of the primary tumor as well as the involved lymph nodes.
Regional lymph nodes were 15/23 positive for tumor metastases (pT4aN2bM0, Stage IIIC).
Similarly, surgical management of regional lymph nodes has become less extensive.
Metastases of the tumors which commonly affect regional lymph nodes occur in less than 5% of cases (Das and Das, 2000).
Regional lymph nodes were positive for metastases in 34% of the patients, and distant metastases were observed in 8%.
The company said Yervoy (ipilimumab) 10 mg/kg has been approved for the adjuvant treatment of patients with cutaneous melanoma with pathologic involvement of regional lymph nodes of more than 1 mm who have undergone complete resection including total lymphadenectomy.
The 5-year overall survival of patients with locally advanced tumors but negative regional lymph nodes (62%) has been found to be significantly better than those with positive nodal status (39%, P value less than .
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first minimal fat renal AML with regional lymph nodes involvement reported in the literature.

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