ID#: 18409
Caption: This photograph, made available by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), depicts a view of a large, 7mm X 11mm, macular skin lesion, known as a dysplastic nevus, which exhibited an irregular, scalloped border, which is indistinct in some areas. In addition to hues of tan and brown, several pink areas were present. The presence of pink colors in the macular portion of a melanocytic nevus, is quite distinctive for dysplastic nevi. 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.