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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.
Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [19 July]”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“From the moment a patient walks through the door to the time they leave the room, there are many opportunities to do something differently from everybody else.” In this insightful video, course presenter and Skin Cancer Doctor Hamilton Ayres gives his practical advice for conducting skin cancer checks and educating your patients about skin cancer prevention and early detection. Continue reading “[7 min watch] Practical advice for conducting skin cancer checks”
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
In this week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, we look at two dermoscopy images from a 60-year-old male patient.
- Left image: Dermoscopy of cheek
- Right image: Dermoscopy of deltoid
This week’s case discussion, submitted by Dr Terry Harvey, features a 40-year-old female patient who attended for a routine skin check with no lesions of concern. A 1mm skin-coloured papule was examined with dermatoscopy on the chest (below the black mark in the wide clinical image). Initial pathology report was “benign skin only”.