ID#: 18407
Caption: This photograph, made available by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), depicts a view of a skin lesion known as a dysplastic nevus. The central portion of this mole is categorized as a complex papule, which is surrounded by a macular periphery that is irregular, indistinct, and slightly pink. This nevus needs further evaluation by a qualified dermatologist, along with accompanying analysis by a histopathologist in order to determine if this was a benign, or cancerous 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: 1985
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.