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Anatomy & Physiology - Diseases: Specific Topics

Malignant Melanoma

Close-up of skin cancer on the shoulder of a 46 year old male patient, a superficial spreading melanoma (SSM) showing its nodular evolution and spread. This is a highly malignant tumour of the melanin (skin pigment) cells.
Melanoma Skin Cancer. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 14 Nov 2011.
 
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