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1999 The Japanese Journal of Gastroenterological Surgery  
Saburo Nakashima, Masamichi Baba, Sonshin Takao, Takashi Aikou. [Purpose] The present study examines the presence of cervical MM and attempt to determine a way to predict such micrometastasis. [Materials and Methods] We studied 2203 bilateral cervical lymph nodes obtained from 86 patients. These lymph nodes were examined immunohistochemically with cytokeratins. [Results] Cervical lymph nodes metastasis were found by a routine histological examination in 33 of 86 patients. Sixteen patients
more » ... ) were found to have cervical MM. Seven of 16 patients with cervical MM had cervical lymph node metastasis in a different cervical lymph nodes, whereas cervical MM were newly found in 9 patients. In these 9
doi:10.5833/jjgs.32.1557 fatcat:zfsj2uaaqjek3muio7pybtdqee