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This photograph, made available by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), depicts a close view of a dermatology patient’s skin surface, revealing the presence of an asymmetrical, dark-brown pigmented lesion, which was diagnosed as melanoma. Note the lesion’s irregular border, heterogeneous coloration, and relatively large diameter, which included a hypopigmented halo, all features indicative of a possible melanomatous 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: 2012
Photo Credit: National Cancer Institute (NCI);
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.