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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[6 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [January 2020]

skin cancer update

How does clinical history change the way you manage a lesion? In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano shares some concepts about clinical history. Continue reading “[6 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [January 2020]”

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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[3 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [December 2019]

skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses the case of a flat facial lesion on a 60-year-old woman. Continue reading “[3 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [December 2019]”

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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[3 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [November 2019]

skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses the option of removing the crust covering a lesion in-clinic rather than prescribing a topical treatment and asking the patient to come back. Continue reading “[3 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [November 2019]”

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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