By Frederick L. Greene M.D., Carolyn C. Compton M.D., PH.D., April G. Fritz C.T.R., R.H.I.T., Jatin P. Shah M.D., David P. Winchester M.D. (eds.)
The AJCC melanoma Staging Atlas comprises black-and-white illustrations, created completely for the e-book, depicting the anatomic quantity of disorder for tumor (T), nearby lymph node (N), and far away metastasis (M). the pictures supply thorough anatomic depictions to explain severe constructions and make allowance the reader to immediately visualize the revolutionary quantity of malignant affliction. a number of labels establish very important anatomic structures.
NOTE: The AJCC melanoma Staging Atlas relies at the sixth version staging schemas and lots of photographs would possibly not replicate the present seventh version staging system.
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A,B. T4 is deﬁned as a tumor with intracranial extension (A) and/or involvement of cranial nerves (B), infratemporal fossa, hypopharynx, orbit, or masticator space. 9. T1 tumors of the oropharynx are 2 cm or less in greatest dimension and are conﬁned to one subsite. 10. T2 tumors of the oropharynx invade more than one subsite or an adjacent site and measure more than 2 cm but not more than 4 cm. 11. T3 tumors of the oropharynx are more than 4 cm in greatest dimension. 12. T4a tumor of the oropharynx is described as a tumor that invades the larynx, deep/extrinsic music of tongue, medial pterygoid, hard plate, or mandible.
T1 tumor of the hypopharynx with involvement of the post-cricoid area. 15. A. T2 tumor of the hypopharynx with involvement of the posterior wall of the hypopharynx. B. T2 tumor of the hypopharynx with involvement of the post-cricoid area. C. T2 tumor of the hypopharynx with involvement of the pyriform sinus and the aryepiglottic fold. D. T2 tumor of the hypopharynx with involvement of the pyriform sinus and the posterior wall. E. T2 tumor of the hypopharynx with involvement of the pyriform sinus and the post-cricoid area.
Two views of T3. Tumor invades any of the following: bone of the posterior wall of maxillary sinus, subcutaneous tissues, ﬂoor or medial wall of orbit, pterygoid fossa, ethmoid sinuses. 5. A. T4a showing tumor invasion of anterior orbital contents. B. T4a showing tumor invasion of sphenoid sinus and cribriform plate. 6. Coronal view of T4b shows tumor invades orbital apex and or dura, brain or middle cranical fossa. 7. In the nasal cavity and ethmoid sinus, T1 is deﬁned as tumor restricted to any one subsite, with or without bony invasion.
AJCC Cancer Staging Atlas by Frederick L. Greene M.D., Carolyn C. Compton M.D., PH.D., April G. Fritz C.T.R., R.H.I.T., Jatin P. Shah M.D., David P. Winchester M.D. (eds.)