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Clinical cases from head to toe

Prof Giuseppe Argenziano explores a series of clinical cases from head to toe, focusing on common skin problems that arise in each area of the body.

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In this latest skin cancer update video, Professor Giuseppe Argenziano walks us through a series of clinical cases from head to toe, focusing on common skin problems that arise in each area of the body.

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He looks at cases of malignant and benign lesions developing on the scalp, head, face, trunk, arms, legs, and digits, highlighting the special considerations a medical practitioner should make when assessing lesions in particular areas on the body.

"The head and neck are the areas where the majority of skin malignancies occur. Not only melanoma, but basal and squamous cell carcinomas and even Merkel cell carcinoma.

"And on the face, it can be challenging to differentiate between benign lesions and very early melanomas," says Prof Argenziano, who walks through the six criteria of benign lesions in the video.

See all this and more in the full video below!

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Prof Giuseppe Argenziano is Professor and Head of the Dermatology Unit at the University of Campania, Naples, Italy; Co-founder and past president of the International Dermoscopy Society; and Editor-in-Chief of Dermatology Practical and Conceptual Journal. His main research field is dermato-oncology, authoring numerous scientific articles and books concerning dermoscopy, melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. As coordinator of the Melanoma Unit at the Campania University, he has established a successful tertiary, multidisciplinary, referral center particularly devoted to the diagnosis and management of patients with melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer.

Over the past 25 years, Prof Argenziano has supervised over 500 foreign and Italian residents in dermatology, established scientific collaborations with 1500+ colleagues from more than 50 nations, and organised more than 500 national and international didactic meetings, courses and conferences (such as the Consensus Net Meeting on Dermoscopy and the First Congress of the International Dermoscopy Society).

Prof Argenziano has authored more than 650 full scientific articles and produced landmark primary publications and books in the field of melanoma and dermoscopy. Over the past 25 years he has been invited as speaker and/or chairman in more than 500 national and international conferences in the field of dermatology. His combined publications have received a sum total of 15.250+ citations with an h-index value of 61 (Scopus 2020).

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