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How would you treat this lesion flagged by AI?

What are your thoughts on this lesion flagged as 'new' by total body photography on the back of a female patient with a history of melanoma?

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This week we revisit a case from Dr Terry Harvey featuring a patient who presented for a follow-up skin check after having a previous melanoma.

She had total body photography repeated with each of her skin checks, and the artificial intelligence identified this lesion on her back (circled in red) as "new" from her past imaging.

The dermoscopic image is also provided.

What do you think? What would you do next?

Left Back New Lesion

Left Back Micro


This lesion was excised for pathology, which returned as nodular basal cell carcinoma with clear margins.


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