Penile cancer, though a rare disease, poses many diagnostic, staging, and treatment challenges. Accurate treatment and staging of the primary lesion is important to aid in predicting the status of the regional lymph nodes. Modifying the groin lymph node dissection has lessened morbidity from this procedure, and sentinel node localization offers the possibility of less extensive surgery for some patients.
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