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

Case discussion_Ross Baverstock

This week we have an excellent case from Dr Ross Baverstock. A 48 year old male presented for a routine skin check with skin type 3. Dr Baverstock noticed lots of benign looking naevi but one of them stood out in the right scapular area. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [18 September]”

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

This week we have a great case from Dr Umesh Sharma. A 52-year-old female presented for a first-time skin check after her husband was diagnosed with level 1 melanoma and a couple of BCCs recently. On examination, a lonely pigmented modular lesion was located hiding in the right lower lateral skin fold on the back. Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [11 September]”

Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine with Prof David Wilkinson

Skin Cancer Medicine

In the short video below, Professor Wilkinson speaks about the Skin Cancer Medicine course which has been purpose-built to help busy general practitioners acquire the fundamental skills they need to manage skin cancer with confidence and feel safe in their practice. Please take the opportunity to learn more about Australia’s leading professionally accredited skin cancer education program. Continue reading “Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine with Prof David Wilkinson”

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

Case discussion_Gehad Hassanein

This week we have an interesting case discussion from Dr Gehad Hassanein. A female patient in her mid-40s reported a long standing lesion with a recent change in colour.

What is your evaluation and what would you do (if anything)?

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

Case discussion_Slavko Doslo

This week we have another case discussion from Dr Slavko Doslo. It is about an elderly man presenting for reasons unrelated to his skin. A full skin check is done and these clinical and dermoscopic images are taken. How do you evaluate them?

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

Case discussion_Slavko Doslo

Here we have a case of an elderly man presenting for reasons unrelated to his skin. A full skin check is done and these clinical and dermoscopic images are taken. How do you evaluate them? Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [14 August]”

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

Case discussion_Slavko Doslo

This week we have another case discussion from Dr Slavko Doslo. It is about an elderly man presenting for reasons unrelated to his skin. A full skin check is done and these clinical and dermoscopic images are taken. How do you evaluate them?

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Survey on the Use of Teledermoscopy

teledermoscopy

Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and University of Queensland (UQ) are currently undertaking research examining mobile teledermoscopy. The researchers are interested in your opinions about imaging devices and systems used for photographing potential skin cancers, in particular, pigmented lesions that might be suspicious of melanoma. Mobile teledermoscopy could be used for referral, documentation, telediagnosis, discussing the lesion with colleagues, or to obtain a second opinion.

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [30 July]

case discussion-slavko

This week’s case discussion is about an elderly man presenting for reasons unrelated to his skin. A full skin check is done and these clinical and dermoscopic images are taken. How do you evaluate them?

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Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [24 July]

Case discussion - Slavko Doslo

This week’s case discussion is about an elderly man presenting with a cough. On examination, both a basal cell carcinoma and the pigmented lesion shown here were noted.

What is your assessment? Is there anything to be concerned about? Continue reading “Case discussion: How would you treat this patient? [24 July]”