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|Description:||Superficial spreading melanoma arising from a dysplastic nevus. The 4-by-8-mm, pink-tan lesion with irregular borders at the upper left (arrow) is a dysplastic nevus. Arising from it is an invasive malignant melanoma, with its characteristic blue-black color, notched border, and distorted surface. The gray area at the lower left represents tumor regression.
For additional resource, see the following web site:http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/wyntk/skin
See also http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/wyntk/moles-and-dysplastic-nevi.
Anatomy -- Skin
Cancer Types -- Melanoma
Cancer Types -- Skin Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
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