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

Case discussion

This week, we have an interesting case discussion from Dr Emanuela Tura featuring:

  • 28 year-old female patient
  • Growing lesion on her back

Please review the below images. What is your evaluation, and what would you do next (if anything)?

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

Case discussion

In this week’s new case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey, we present a patient who came in for a routine skin check:

  • 34 year-old male patient
  • Asymptomatic lesion on left back

Please review the clinical and dermoscopy images. Any thoughts? What about the pigmented lesion noted? Specific thoughts on the dermoscopy? Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [7 September]”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [17 August]

Case discussion

In this week’s case discussion from Dr Raghu Vasanthan, we present a:

  • 56 year-old female patient
  • Slow growing lesion on her arm

Please review clinical and dermoscopic images. What is your evaluation, and what next?

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [10 August]

Case discussion

This week, we present a new case from Dr Alexander Speight, featuring a patient who came in for a routine skin check:

  • 72 year-old female  with PH melanoma
  • No history of lesions of concern
  • This lesion looked a little different from the multiple, presumed, lentigos on her face

What is your assessment and what would you do next, if anything?

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[1 min watch] How to get referrals and recommend skin checks to patients

In order to get referrals for skin cancer checks from your colleagues, it’s essential to gain their confidence that you can manage the work. In this short video, Matt Woollard (Chief Operating Officer, National Skin Cancer Centres) provides an insight into how to get referrals and recommend skin checks to patients.

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[2 min watch] How to set up your GP appointment book for skin cancer

One of the most effective ways to set up an appointment book for skin cancer work within a general practice is to create dedicated sessions.  In this video, Matt Woollard (Chief Operating Officer, National Skin Cancer Centres) outlines the benefits of separating consults from procedures in your appointment book, and how this promotes an efficient and productive workflow. Continue reading “[2 min watch] How to set up your GP appointment book for skin cancer”

Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [3 August]

Case discussion

In this week’s new case discussion from Dr Cheh Goh, we present the following:

  • 78 year-old female patient
  • Indistinct lesion above right eyebrow

Please review images (accept our apologies for the out of focus clinical image). What would you do next?

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

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [27 July]

Case discussion

In this week’s case from Dr Raghu Vasanthan, his patient noted a possible change in their lesion since their last skin check three months ago. Located on their back, it had previously been stable for the last 10+ years. Further details:

  • 68 year-old female patient
  • History of multiple BCC’s
  • No symptoms

What is your assessment, and what would you do next?

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

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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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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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