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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [25 May]

In our case this week from Dr Tim Aung, we present a: 20 year-old male patient Mother concerned about lesions How do you evaluate the below images? What would you do next?

[6 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [May 2020]

skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano explores concepts around congenital naevi, in the first of a two-part series. He discusses the development of congenital naevi at birth and in the first decade of life, and their spontaneous involution or persistence throughout a patient’s lifetime.

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [18 May]

Case discussion

In this week’s case from Dr Silke Vahar-Matiar, we have a: 40 year-old male patient First skin check How do you evaluate these images? What would you do next?

[3 min watch] When should you use algorithms to diagnose skin lesions?

algorithms

When should algorithms be used to diagnose skin lesions, and which algorithm is best? In this short video, Professor Cliff Rosendahl speaks about the use of algorithms in dermoscopy, particularly Chaos & Clues, and how you can apply these diagnostic tools in practice to achieve the best patient outcomes.

[3 min watch] Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres’ most memorable patient

memorable patient

We asked some of your GP colleagues about the most rewarding moments in their work. In the below video, Dr Hamilton Ayres shares one of his most memorable patient stories when a skin check saved his patient’s life. The patient – a tradie in his mid-30s – had been coerced into getting a skin check […]

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [11 May]

Case discussion

In this week’s interesting case from Dr David Stewart, we have the following patient: 50 year-old male smoker Non healing ulcer on lip Please review the below images. What would you do next?

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [4 May]

Case discussion

We present another case this week from Dr David Stewart with the following: 38 year-old male Mole on the lower leg, reported to be getting darker Uncle has a history of melanoma Please review the below images, and advise what, if anything, you would do next?

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [27 April]

Case discussion

In this week’s case from Dr David Stewart, we have a 58 year-old renal transplant patient presenting with a growing lesion on the right cheek. Please review images, and advise what, if anything, you would do next?

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [20 April]

Case discussion

In this week’s case from Dr Alexander Speight, we have a patient who presented for a routine skin check: 67 year-old male who has had previous BCCs only. Multiple previous excisions elsewhere. Multiple naevi and seborrhoeic keratoses over his whole body. Noted that a lesion on the right flank was different to all the others, […]

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [13 April]

Case discussion

This week, we present an interesting case from Dr Zaw Moe. Although we have no images today, this is still an important and instructive case. Please click on the below pathology result to read it. Can you comment on the choice of biopsy technique used? What would you do next?

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