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In the blog category “Case Studies” Professor David Wilkinson offers an excellent platform to discuss clinical problems and cases within a closed alumni community. This area is password-protected and only accessible to past HealthCert Certificate course participants.

We encourage you to submit clinical images and questions so we can all learn together.

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

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This week we have an engaging case. No clinical image or history. What do you make of the dermoscopic image below? How would you biopsy?

[7 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [March 2019]

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

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This week we have an interesting case. Here is an adult with a slowly growing pigmented lesion on the nose. What do you make of the dermoscopic image below? How would you biopsy?

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

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This week we have an engaging case from Dr Tim Aung. A 55-year-old female with 1-2 years history of slow growth of an asymptomatic, non tender lesion on the upper chest. Please review the images. What is your impression, what is the differential diagnosis, and (if you would biopsy) what technique would you use?

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

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This week we have an interesting case. There is no history for this patient here, but assume this is an adult. What do you make of the clinical and dermoscopic images below? How would you biopsy?

[SKIN CANCER COURSE ALUMNI] Free alumni webinars: March 2019

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If you have completed the Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine (online) or a Skin Cancer Surgery course with HealthCert, please join us on for free alumni webinars with the course presenters.

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

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This week we have an engaging case from Dr Tim Aung. A 56-year-old male with history of melanoma presented with a growing pigmented lesion left preauricular over 6-12 months. Here are the clinical and dermoscopy images. What is your differential diagnosis, and how would you biopsy?

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