Skin Cancer, Melanoma Stage IIB
|Title:||Skin Cancer, Melanoma Stage IIB|
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.
Anatomy -- Skin
Cancer Types -- Melanoma
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
Cells or Tissue -- Normal Cells or Tissue
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||Terese Winslow (Illustrator)|
|Date Created:||May 10, 2021|
|Date Added:||March 31, 2020|
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Rights holder: Terese Winslow