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

Case discussion

This week, we discuss an interesting case from Dr Mokesh Raj. A 60+ year-old patient reported that his lesion has been getting darker over the last 6 months. Please examine the dermoscopic image below.

How would you evaluate this? If you were to do anything next, what would you do?

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

Case discussion

This week, we discuss another interesting case from Dr Mokesh Raj. A 60+ year-old female presented with an “irritated lesion on the hip”. Please examine the dermoscopic image below.

How would you evaluate this? If you were to do anything next, what would you do?

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

Case discussion

This week, we discuss an interesting case from Dr Mokesh Raj. There are no clinical details for this patient, so please evaluate the case based on the dermoscopic image presented.

How would you evaluate this? If you were to do anything next, what would you do?

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [6 January]

Case discussion

In our first case study for this year, we discuss an engaging case from Dr Tomy Varghese. A 65-year-old male presented for his routine check-up and scripts, when a pigmented lesion (10 x 12 mm) was noticed on his forehead. The lesion has become darker since his last visit about a year ago. How should this be managed?

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

Case discussion

This week we discuss an engaging case from Dr Mokesh Raj of a patient aged 40, no history or clinical picture.

What is your opinion on the dermoscopy image? Are there any features or criteria of note?

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

Case discussion

This week we discuss a compelling case from Dr Mokesh Raj of a man aged 60+ with sun damaged skin – a common presentation in both skin cancer clinics and general practice settings in Australia.

There is no history or clinical picture. What is your opinion on the dermoscopy image? Are there any features or criteria of note?

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

Case discussion

This week we have an interesting case from Dr Colin Armstrong. An 85-year-old male presented for a skin check and suspected for melanoma. Please review the clinical and dermoscopic images below.

How would you biopsy this suspicious pigmented lesion on the chest? What is your differential diagnosis?

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [28 October]

Case discussion

This week we have an interesting case. What do you make of the clinical and dermoscopic images below?

Is there a differential diagnosis? If so, how would you biopsy?

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [21 October]

Case discussion

This week we have another engaging case. A 65-year-old Caucasian female with no history of melanoma presented for excision of a cyst on her back. A full skin check was done and a pigmented skin lesion was noted on her lower back.

How would you respond to this presentation?

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [14 October]

Case discussion

This week we have another engaging case. A 75-year-old Caucasian Australian male with a past history of solar keratosis and no previous melanoma or significant personal or family history of melanoma. Previously, he worked only indoors. The patient presented for opinion on a darker area of change in an existing “freckle” on his neck that was present for several years.

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