Case Report
Copyright ©The Author(s) 2015.
World J Surg Proced. Nov 28, 2015; 5(3): 229-234
Published online Nov 28, 2015. doi: 10.5412/wjsp.v5.i3.229
Figure 1
Figure 1 Intra-operative photograph of wedge resection of the right ear as a primary treatment of the melanoma from case 2.
Figure 2
Figure 2 Intra-operative photograph of repair of wedge resection of right ear and sentinel lymph node biopsy of the right posterior triangle.
Figure 3
Figure 3 Photomicrography of the wedge resection of the right ear (H and E stain) (A) and higher magnification of malignant melanoma cells (B). In the deep dermis there were nests of large malignant appearing melanocytes with some mitotic figures.
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Figure 4 H and E stain. A: Photomicrograph of primary lesion removed from the left forearm from case 3; B: Photomicrograph of the sentinel lymph node from case 3 - H and E stain - showing subcapsular deposits of pigmented cells (arrow).
Figure 5
Figure 5 Immunostaining (MART-1) of the sentinel lymph node from case 3.