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How would you manage this lesion on a man's forearm?

60-year-old male with history of keratinocyte skin cancers and melanoma in situ presents for skin check with lesion on forearm. What do you think?

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In this week's case discussion, we revisit a case by Dr Terry Harvey, in which a 60-year-old male with a history of multiple keratinocyte skin cancers and one previous melanoma in situ on his shoulder presents for a routine skin check with no specific concerns.

What do you make of this lesion on his left forearm? What would you do next?

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This lesion was excised, and the histology showed a melanoma in situ of superficial spreading subtype.


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