Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Stage IVA (1)

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Title: Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Stage IVA (1)
Description: Stage IVA adenocarcinoma of the esophagus (1); drawing shows cancer in the esophagus and in the a) diaphragm, b) azygos vein, c) pleura, and d) sac around the heart. Also shown is cancer in 3 nearby lymph nodes. The airway, lung, chest wall, rib, and aorta are also shown.

Stage IVA adenocarcinoma of the esophagus (1). Cancer has spread into the diaphragm, pleura, sac around the heart, azygos vein, or peritoneum (not shown). Cancer is found in 3 to 6 lymph nodes near the tumor.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Anatomy -- Lymphatic System
Cancer Types -- Esophageal Cancer
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR762235
Date Created: October 15, 2018
Date Added: March 4, 2015
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow