A firm lesion on the right arm. Leave it or not? Why or why not?

A case by Keir Jeffrey Age 54 years; Sex: female; Location: upper limb Clinical: a palpably firm lesion on the right upper arm answers (conclusion): Sergeev Yury (5/11/2016 11:29:39 AM): Looks like a DF, but like a strange one – off Baker Ron (5/11/2016 12:54:20 PM): You clearly cannot leave it, way too much chaos. For me this lesion has a chaotic …

A Bit of Blue

A case posted to the IDS forum by Baker Ron age 31 years, sex: m, location: trunk Clinical history: 3 recent cases, in each the dermoscopy image is first, then the clinical image. 1st is a 31 year old male who is not sure how long he has had the lesion but has noticed it get darker in recent months. …

Need reassurance – or redirection

A case posted to the IDS forum age: 70 years, sex: m, location: acral Clinical history: Gent seen a month ago and I’ve been pondering since. Am confident there is hemorrhage – no h/o trauma or tight shoes. Clipped “black” residue off free nail edge – hemoccult negative x 3. MicroHutchinson’s negative. What concerns me is that I can’t be …

Collision or all one lesion?

A case posted to the IDS forum by Baker Ron age: 86 years, sex: m, location: head and neck Clinical history: Patient with no prior skin cancers, aware of brownish area R tip of nose 9-12 months, lateral aspect has bled recently. I have sent him to a plastic surgeon, advising he needs to biopsy both the lateral aspect of …