ID#: 18388
Description: Caption:
This photograph, made available by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), depicts a close 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 18387, for another view of this pigmented 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 Providers(s): National Cancer Institute (NCI);
Creation Date: 2012
Photo Credit: National Cancer Institute (NCI);
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.