Skin Cancer, Melanoma Staging (Tumor Ulceration)

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Title: Skin Cancer, Melanoma Staging (Tumor Ulceration)
Description: Melanoma staging (tumor ulceration); drawing shows a tumor that is ulcerated (has broken through the skin) and a tumor that is not ulcerated.

Melanoma staging (tumor ulceration). One of the factors that helps determine the stage of melanoma is whether the tumor is ulcerated (has broken through the skin).
Topics/Categories: 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)
AV Number: CDR799466
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