Skin Cancer, Melanoma Stage IIB

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Title: Skin Cancer, Melanoma Stage IIB
Description: Two-panel drawing of stage IIB melanoma; the panel on the left shows a tumor that is more than 2 but not more than 4 millimeters thick, with ulceration (a break in the skin). The panel on the right shows a tumor that is more than 4 millimeters thick, without ulceration. Also shown are the epidermis (outer layer of the skin), the dermis (inner layer of the skin), and the subcutaneous tissue below the dermis.

Stage IIB melanoma. The tumor is more than 2 but not more than 4 millimeters thick, with ulceration (a break in the skin); OR it is more than 4 millimeters thick, without ulceration. Skin thickness is different on different parts of the body.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Skin
Cancer Types -- Melanoma
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Cells or Tissue -- Normal Cells or Tissue
Staging
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR797843
Date Created: October 30, 2019
Date Added: March 31, 2020
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