Malignant Melanoma with Halo

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Title: Malignant Melanoma with Halo
Description: Central irregularly pigmented papule is surrounded by a 5mm rim of depigmentation due to a local immune response. Halo effect can also be seen surrounding benign nevi.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Skin
Cancer Types -- Skin Cancer
Type: Color, Photo
Source: National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Date Created: September 2, 2009
Date Added: July 3, 2012
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.