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Table 1 Treatment of 57 patients and characteristics of lymph node metastasis

From: Prognostic factors for lymph node metastasis from advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the skin of the trunk and extremities

Treatment Number %
Surgery   
   Wide local excision 1 1.8
   Graft or flap 21 38.6
   Amputation/desarticulation 24 42.1
Radiation therapy 11 19.3
Characteristics of lymph node metastasis   
   Anatomic site   
Right axilla 4 7.0
Left axilla 7 12.3
Right inguinal groin 4 7.0
Left inguinal groin 7 12.3
None 35 61.4
Time of presentation   
Initial (N1) 11 19.6
Recurrence (N1f) 11 19.6
None 35 60.8