Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Stage IIA
|Title:||Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Stage IIA|
Stage IIA adenocarcinoma of the esophagus; drawing shows the esophagus and stomach. An inset shows cancer in the mucosa, submucosa, and muscle layers of the esophagus wall. Also shown is the connective tissue layer of the esophagus wall and lymph nodes.
Stage IIA adenocarcinoma of the esophagus. Cancer has spread into the muscle layer of the esophagus wall. The cancer cells are grade 3. Grade 3 cancer cells look more abnormal under a microscope and grow and spread more quickly than grade 1 or 2 cancer cells.
Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Anatomy -- Lymphatic System
Cancer Types -- Esophageal Cancer
Cells or Tissue -- Abnormal Cells or Tissue
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||Terese Winslow (Illustrator)|
|Date Created:||September 8, 2014|
|Date Added:||March 4, 2015|
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Rights holder: Terese Winslow