Mastectomy, Modified Radical

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Title: Mastectomy, Modified Radical
Description: Modified radical mastectomy; the drawing on the left shows the removal of the whole breast, including the lymph nodes under the arm. The drawing on the right shows a cross-section of the breast, including the fatty tissue and chest wall (ribs and muscle). A tumor in the breast is also shown.

Modified radical mastectomy. The whole breast and most of the lymph nodes under the arm are removed.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Breast
Treatment -- Surgery
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR415523
Date Created: April 12, 2022
Date Added: August 25, 2008
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