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Dermoscopy is certainly a global field, with many of its key players based in locations across the world. This week’s episode of ’30 years of Dermoscopy’ proves that is the case with speakers Professor Giuseppe Argenziano (Italy) and Thorsten Trotzenberg (USA) outlining their distinct experiences, one as an academic and the other as a medical product developer.
In this week’s episode, we continue our series celebrating the 30-year history of dermoscopy. Each episode features global leaders in the field of dermoscopy speaking about this vital piece of equipment that has forever changed the landscape of skin cancer diagnosis. We are excited to share with you the experiences of two renowned dermatologists and academics in this episode: Professors Luc Thomas and Cliff Rosendahl.
Welcome to our series of podcasts celebrating the 30-year history of dermoscopy! This series features a number of leaders in the field, each of whom provide a short summary of how they have used dermoscopy in their practice, the impact it has had, and their thoughts about the future of this technology.
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?
In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses melanoma guidelines and what to do when a difficult case falls outside the guidelines. Using real patient case examples, Giuseppe encourages physicians to assess melanomas on a case-by-case basis depending on the circumstances. Continue reading “[8 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [February 2019]”
In this skin cancer update, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses treatments for difficult advanced melanoma cases. Looking at real patient examples, Giuseppe describes the options for treatment, including the factors physicians should consider when choosing therapies for their patients. Continue reading “[7 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [January 2019]”
This week we have an interesting case from Dr Peter Ryan. An 70-year old male had a skin check elsewhere, and advised laser treatment to pigmented skin lesion on forehead.
Please review images and provide your differential diagnosis, and advice on treatment options / next steps.
This week we have an engaging case from Dr Dorothy Dowd. A lesion – reported as new – on an older woman’s forearm. Here are 2 images, one with the very recent scab on, and one with it removed.
From the shown dermoscopy images, please evaluate, indicate your likely diagnosis, and method of biopsy.
This week we have an interesting case from Dr Tim Aung. An 40-year-old male presented for a skin check and a lesion was noted.
What is your evaluation of the clinical and dermoscopic images? What would you do next?
How does suturing technique affect cosmetic outcomes after facial surgery? Recent research published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology sought to compare the cosmetic results of simple interrupted sutures versus running subcuticular sutures in facial surgery.
In a controlled trial, adults receiving dermatologic surgery on the face (for conditions such as skin cancer) were randomised to receive either simple interrupted sutures (73 patients) or running subcuticular sutures (69 patients). Continue reading “Suturing Technique for Best Cosmetic Outcomes”