Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [18 February]

Case discusison

This week we have an engaging case from Dr Tim Aung. A 56-year-old male with history of melanoma presented with a growing pigmented lesion left preauricular over 6-12 months.

Here are the clinical and dermoscopy images. What is your differential diagnosis, and how would you biopsy?

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [11 February]

Case discussion

This week we have an interesting case. What do you make of the clinical and dermoscopic images below?

Is there a differential diagnosis? If so, how would you biopsy?

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [4 February]

Case discussion

This week we have an engaging case. What do you make of the clinical and dermoscopic images below?

Is there a differential diagnosis? If so, how would you biopsy?

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

Case discussion

This week we have an interesting case. What do you make of the clinical and dermoscopic images below?

Is there a differential diagnosis? If so, how would you biopsy?

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

Case discussion

This week we have an interesting case from Dr Dave Stewart. An 92-year-old male with this suspicious lesion on the chest.

Please review the clinical and dermoscopy images. What is your differential diagnosis and how would you biopsy?

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[7 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [January 2019]

Skin cancer update

In this skin cancer update, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano discusses treatments for difficult advanced melanoma cases. Looking at real patient examples, Giuseppe describes the options for treatment, including the factors physicians should consider when choosing therapies for their patients. Continue reading “[7 min watch] Skin Cancer Update with Prof Giuseppe Argenziano [January 2019]”

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

Case discussion

This week we have an interesting case. What do you make of the clinical and dermoscopic images below?

Is there a differential diagnosis? If so, how would you biopsy?

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

Case discussion

This week we have an engaging case. What do you make of the clinical and dermoscopic images below? What do you think of each and what would you do? Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [7 January]”

[4 min read] How will artificial intelligence benefit GPs in skin cancer medicine?

Artificial intelligence

Yes, the robots are coming! This month I share an article published in PLOS One in March this year. There is now a steady stream of research papers showing how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is effective in accurately diagnosing skin cancers. Continue reading “[4 min read] How will artificial intelligence benefit GPs in skin cancer medicine?”

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

Case discussion

This week we have an interesting case. What do you make of the dermoscopic images here? No history, just clinical findings. What do you think? (Not everything is a skin cancer!) Is this? Would you biopsy / why?

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