Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage IIA (1)
|Title:||Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage IIA (1)|
Stage IIA squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus (1); drawing shows the esophagus and stomach. An inset shows grade 2 or 3 cancer cells or cancer cells of an unknown grade in the mucosa layer, thin muscle layer, submucosa layer, and thick muscle layer of the esophagus wall. Also shown are the connective tissue layer of the esophagus wall and the lymph nodes.
Stage IIA squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus (1). Cancer has spread into the thick muscle layer of the esophagus wall. The cancer cells are grade 2 or 3 or the grade is not known. Grade 2 and 3 cancer cells look more abnormal under a microscope and grow and spread more quickly than grade 1 cancer cells.
Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Cancer Types -- Esophageal Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||Terese Winslow (Illustrator)|
|Date Created:||August 18, 2019|
|Date Added:||October 28, 2014|
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Rights holder: Terese Winslow