Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [10 October]
In this week’s case discussion, we are asking about treatment options rather than diagnosis. This man presented to Dr Terry Harvey following a biopsy elsewhere. This lesion on the helical rim of the left ear was confirmed by a biopsy to be an infiltrative subtype basal cell carcinoma that measured 8x8mm. How would you treat this skin cancer?
The lesion was removed and repaired with a full-thickness wedge excision. Here are the photos:
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