ID#: 18387
This photograph, made available by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), depicts a view of a dermatology patient’s skin, in the region of the lower back, revealing the presence of a round, symmetrical, darkly pigmented lesion, that was determined to be a case of a benign lentiginous junctional nevus, in which case the melanocytes, or pigment cells, were predominantly located at the dermoepidermal junction. See PHIL 18388, for a closer view of this lesion. Use of this image requires acknowledgement that NCI is the image source, as well as the inclusion of the website,
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Content Provider(s): National Cancer Institute (NCI);
Creation Date: 2011
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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