Objective: In the sentinel node (SN) era, do head and neck melanomas (HNM) have a poorer outcome than other melanomas (OMs)?
Design: Prospective database, 1994-2004. Characteristics, outcome of HNM vs OMs analyzed by Fisher exact test, t test, and χ2 test.
Setting: Tertiary referral center.
Patients: A total of 755 melanoma SN biopsy patients.
Agnese D, Maupin R, Tillman B, Pozderac RD, Magro C, Walker MJ. S052 Head and Neck Melanoma in the Sentinel Node Era. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;132(8):850. doi:10.1001/archotol.132.8.850-a
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