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

Case discussion

In this week’s discussion, we present a recent case from Dr Mokesh Raj, which features:

  • 30 year-old patient
  • No history

What do you make of the image? Would you do anything here? Why / why not?

Once you have made your assessment, scroll further for the pathology report!

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[5 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [July 2020]

Giuseppe skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano talks about the three possible outcomes that can be reached after you check a lesion: Excise, monitor, or do nothing. In most cases, lesions are either deemed suspicious and excised, or deemed safe and the patient goes home. Giuseppe warns that the other option – monitoring the lesion at follow-up appointments – should be used with caution and in limited cases. He goes through the scenarios in which monitoring the lesion is a good choice and how doctors can go about the follow-up procedure. Continue reading “[5 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [July 2020]”

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

Case discussion

In this week’s discussion, we have an interesting case from Dr David Stewart, which features:

  • 50 year-old female patient
  • Undergoing chemotherapy for bowel cancer
  • Lesion at her hairline

Please review below images. What is your assessment?

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[4 min watch] Top tips for catching difficult melanomas

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“Even the best decision-making algorithms are not going to catch all the melanomas!” Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres offers his top tips for catching difficult melanomas, especially those that don’t display many clues. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Top tips for catching difficult melanomas”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [29 June]

Case discussion

This week’s case discussion from Dr David Stewart features:

  • 58 year-old male patient
  • Lesion on forearm

Please review images and advise your differential diagnosis, and what would you do next?

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [22 June]

Case discussion

In this week’s discussion, we present a case from Dr Christopher Jensen, featuring:

  • 69 year-old male patient
  • New pigmented lesion on his right cheek
  • History of invasive melanoma and melanoma in situ, 20 years and 1 year ago respectively

What do you make of these images? What would you do, if anything?

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [15 June]

Case discussion

We present an interesting case this week from Dr Tim Aung, featuring:

  • 65 year-old male patient
  • Pink, nodular lesion right shoulder for 6m
  • Slowly growing

What is your assessment? What would you do next?

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

skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano explores concepts around congenital naevi, in the last of a two-part series. He discusses how, if there is any precursor to melanoma, congenital naevi is the most important one.

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [8 June]

Case discussion

This week’s case from Dr Tim Aung features a:

  • 55 year-old male patient
  • Pigmented lesion in front of left ear
  • Unknown duration

What is your assessment? What would you do next?

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [1 June]

Case discussion

This week, we have another interesting case from Dr Tim Aung, featuring:

  • 70 year-old male patient
  • Lesion near right wrist noted for 6-12m

How do you evaluate the below images? What would you do next?

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