Mastectomy, Total (Simple)

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Title: Mastectomy, Total (Simple)
Description: Total (simple) mastectomy; drawing shows removal of the whole breast and some of the lymph nodes under the arm.

Total (simple) mastectomy. The whole breast is removed. Some of the lymph nodes under the arm may also be removed.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Breast
Treatment -- Surgery
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR415522
Date Created: February 13, 2023
Date Added: February 6, 2012
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