Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage IIIA
|Title:||Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Stage IIIA|
Stage IIIA squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus; drawing shows the esophagus and stomach. A two-panel inset shows the layers of the esophagus wall: the mucosa layer, thin muscle layer, submucosa layer, thick muscle layer, and connective tissue layer. The left panel shows cancer in the mucosa layer, thin muscle layer, and submucosa layer and in 3 lymph nodes near the tumor. The right panel shows cancer in the mucosa layer, thin muscle layer, submucosa layer, and thick muscle layer and in 1 lymph node near the tumor.
Stage IIIA squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus. Cancer has spread into the mucosa layer, thin muscle layer, or submucosa layer of the esophagus wall. Cancer is found in 3 to 6 lymph nodes near the tumor; OR cancer has spread into the thick muscle layer of the esophagus wall. Cancer is found in 1 to 2 lymph nodes near the tumor.
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