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How would you treat this lesion on the mid-back?

What do you think of this lesion on the mid-back of a male patient who presented for a routine skin check? Join this week's case discussion.

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This week we revisit a case from Dr Terry Harvey, featuring a lesion on the mid-back of a male patient who presented for a routine skin check.

What do you think of the clinical and dermoscopic images? What would you do next?

Case 2 Central Back  Clinical

Case 2 Central Back  Dermatoscopic


Here is the pathology report. What next?


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