Objective: To evaluate the rate of skip metastases according to clinical stage of primary lesion and determine the pattern of distribution of lymphatic metastases in oral cavity cancers.
Design: Retrospective nonrandomized trial.
Setting: Tertiary referral university center.
Patients: The charts of 50 patients with squamous cell carcinoma of oral cavity were studied.
Chone CT, Silva RC, Altemani A, Crespo AN. P011 Clinical and Histopathological Correlation With Skip Metastases in Oral Cavity Cancer: How Important Is This Issue?. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):867-868. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.867-c