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In this week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, we look at the case of a 72-year-old male patient who presented for a routine full-body skin cancer check.
This week’s case discussion, submitted by Prof David Wilkinson, features an elderly male patient in his mid-70s who has multiple co-morbidities and a proven nodular BCC on his left mid shin. He has quite good skin but questionable blood supply and no distal pulses.
This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, features a 65-year-old man who came for a routine skin check with no specific concerns or history of skin cancer.
- 65-year-old male
- No history of skin cancer
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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Mazharul Islam, features a 60-year-old lady who presents with concern about a black spot on her right cheek which she believes is recent (approximately two weeks).
- 60-year-old female
- New black spot
This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Mazharul Islam, features a 65-year-old female patient with no significant history. This pink lesion is noted and photographed at a 3-month interval.
- 65-year-old female patient
- Pink lesion noted
- 3-month interval
This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr David Stewart, features a 51-year-old male patient who presents for his routine skin check. This pigmented skin lesion is noted.
- 51-year-old male
- Pigmented lesion
This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Mazharul Islam, features a 50-year-old female patient whose mother recently died from melanoma. This pink lesion is noted on her skin check.
- 50-year-old female patient
- Family history of melanoma
- Pink lesion noted
In this week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Anushka Seemungal, we consider the case of a 77-year-old, fair-skinned male patient who presents with a firm, pinkish, nodular lesion on the left shoulder with a pink, scaly plaque adjacent to it. Although the visible nodular portion is not large, palpation reveals firmness extending almost concentrically in the deep dermis.
This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Andy Carr, features a 48-year-old female patient who presents for a skin check. She has not had a skin check for a couple of years. On the posterior of her right thigh, there is a 3mm x 3mm pigmented lesion. It is one of only a few pigmented lesions on her body. She has not noticed it.