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Table 1 Patient characteristics, sentinel lymph node results, and followup status.

From: Sentinel lymph node biopsy for high-risk cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: clinical experience and review of literature

Patient Age Sex Primary Site High Risk Features* SLN region SLN # SLN status Excision Margins Adjuvant Therapy Follow up Time (mos) Recurrence
1 51 M forearm a, c axilla 1 neg neg no 1.3 no
2 76 M chest wall a, c axilla 2 neg neg no 2.6 no
3 75 M temporal a, c, e, f parotid 1 neg 4 mm no 15.5 yes, local
4 89 F temporal a, e, g parotid 3 neg neg no 11.8 no
5 67 M upper arm d, e axilla 2 neg neg no 8.5 no
6 73 M perineum a, e, f inguinal 2 neg neg no 12.8 yes, distant
  1. * High risk features defined below:
  2. a = size ≥20 mm (trunk/extremities), size ≥10 mm (head), size ≥6 mm (face, genitalia, hand/feet).
  3. b = poorly defined borders
  4. c = recurrent lesion
  5. d = immunosuppression
  6. e = moderate or poorly differentiated
  7. f = rapidly growing
  8. g = perineural involvement