Diagnosing Carcinoma and Melanoma
patient had perfectly symmetrical basal cell carcinomas on both
forearms. The patient even remembers getting horribly sun burned on both
arms twenty years ago!
This 72 year old patient presented for a total body exam. The patient reported a pencil stabbing by a classmate at age 10. Had the patient not remembered a specific incident a bx to rule out melanoma would have been performed.
This patient is an 81 year old with a boil on the right arm for 3 months. The Bx proved Invasive Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Keratocanthomatous features. This case will be treated by MOHS.
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