Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [19 July]

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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Mazharul Islam, features an 80-year-old male patient with a history of multiple keratinocytic cancers. This lesion was found on his right arm.
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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [12 July]

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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr David Stewart, features 70-year-old man with a past history of lentigo maligna removal eight years ago by a dermatologist. He presented for a skin check with a crusty lesion overlying the lentigo maligna scar.

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[Online lecture] Chameleon melanomas

chameleon melanomas

In this online lecture, Associate Professor Andreas Blum discusses chameleon melanomas and how to differentiate between melanoma and other skin lesions, especially when the dermatoscopic clues are very similar. Continue reading “[Online lecture] Chameleon melanomas”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [5 July]

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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Saad Raheem Abed, features a 54-year-old man who presents to clinic with a nodule on his skin. It has been present for over 12 months and has been asymptomatic. It has grown a little over that time but his GP has reassured him on a number of occasions. Concerned, the patient has checked out ‘a mole checking service’ which analysed the picture and recommended that he be seen by a dermatologist.

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

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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, features a 30-year-old female presenting for her first skin check, with no specific complaints. Please review the images and provide your thoughts. The lesion of interest is marked with a back pen.

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

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This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Randa Al-Hajali, features a 62-year-old male who presented with a lesion on his left thigh. The patient stated the spot started like an insect bite, but recently became more lumpy. There is no clinical picture but the lesion appeared red and firm; part of it looked like a scar.

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[5 min watch] Dermoscopy in general dermatology: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | June 2021

skin cancer update

In this month’s skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano looks at the use of dermoscopy in general dermatology cases, such as inflammatory skin conditions and infections. Continue reading “[5 min watch] Dermoscopy in general dermatology: Prof Giuseppe Argenziano | June 2021”

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

This week we have an interesting case discussion from Dr Saad Raheem Abed in Iraq at the Alhussain Teaching Hospital. A 30-year-old man has been watching this pigmented lesion over the last two years. His wife has prompted him to consult his GP. His GP photographs the lesion using a dermatoscopic attachment for his phone, and sends these images via the local tele-dermatology service.

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [7 June]

This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, features an 80-year-old woman who presented for a routine skin check with no issues raised.

  • 80-year-old female patient
  • Routine skin check

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[Online lecture] Collision lesions and tumours of the skin

collision lesions

In this online lecture, Associate Professor Andreas Blum explores the fascinating findings of his recent research into collision lesions and tumours of the skin. Continue reading “[Online lecture] Collision lesions and tumours of the skin”