Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage IIB (3)

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Title: Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage IIB (3)
Description: Stage IIB squamous cell cancer of the esophagus (3); drawing shows the esophagus and stomach. An inset shows cancer cells of any grade in the mucosa layer, thin muscle layer, and submucosa layer of the esophagus wall. Also shown are the thick muscle layer and connective tissue layer of the esophagus wall and cancer in 1 lymph node near the tumor.

Stage IIB squamous cell cancer of the esophagus (3). Cancer has spread into the mucosa layer, thin muscle layer, or submucosa layer of the esophagus wall. Cancer is found in 1 to 2 lymph nodes near the tumor.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Cancer Types -- Esophageal Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Staging
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR796797
Date Created: January 31, 2019
Date Added: July 8, 2019
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
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com