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Elevating the breast prevents subfascial or intrapectoral injection. For those cancers diagnosed with excisional biopsy, injection should be into the wall of the biopsy cavity and surrounding tissue; dye will not translocate into the lymphatics if injected into a seroma-filled biopsy cavity. If a lumpectomy is being performed for a nonpalpable carcinoma, then the dye injection is made at the tip of the localizing wire, or through the localizing needle. Up to 5 cc of dye is used, with less volume, about 3 cc, for lesions closer to the axilla.
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