Mastectomy, Modified Radical, Male

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Title: Mastectomy, Modified Radical, Male
Description: Modified radical mastectomy; the drawing on the left shows the removal of the whole breast, including the lymph nodes under the arm. The drawing on the right shows a cross-section of the breast, including the fatty tissue and chest wall (ribs and muscle). A tumor is also shown in the breast.

Modified radical mastectomy. The whole breast and most of the lymph nodes under the arm are removed.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Breast
Anatomy -- Lymphatic System
Treatment -- Surgery
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR723802
Date Created: April 10, 2022
Date Added: December 4, 2015
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow