Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Stage IIB
|Title:||Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Stage IIB|
Stage IIB adenocarcinoma 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, submucosa layer, thick muscle layer, and connective tissue layer. The right panel shows cancer in the mucosa layer, thin muscle layer, and submucosa layer and in 1 lymph node near the tumor.
Stage IIB adenocarcinoma of the esophagus. Cancer has spread into the connective tissue layer of the esophagus wall; OR cancer has spread into the mucosa layer, thin muscle layer, or submucosa layer of the esophagus wall. Cancer is found in 1 to 2 lymph nodes near the tumor.
Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Anatomy -- Lymphatic 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:||February 12, 2019|
|Date Added:||March 4, 2015|
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