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How would you manage this lesion on the posterior arm?

This lesion is found on the posterior arm of a 35-year-old female patient. What would you do? Join this week's case discussion.

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This week's case discussion from Dr Terry Harvey features this lesion on the posterior arm of a 35-year-old female patient.

Please review the image below. What are your thoughts?



The lesion was excised and reported as benign compound naevus with clear margins.


Did you miss Dr Terry Harvey's recent webinar on the golden rules of skin cancer management? Catch up here.

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