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View in Spanish: Melanoma en nivel III de Clark

Clark level III melanoma (klark LEH-vul … MEH-luh-NOH-muh)
Melanoma that has spread down through the papillary dermis (the thin top layer of the dermis) but not into the reticular dermis (the thick bottom layer of the dermis).



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.