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Teledermatology for suspected skin cancers
Skin lesion history CME
A structured referral letter or proforma may be useful in ensuring the required information is captured consistently.
The following patient demographic data should be collated as standard:
The proforma should also at least note the patient’s consent:
Additional minimum information for a teledermatology referral for skin lesions:
A body map is also recommended to show the site of the lesion/s. At its most basic, this can be an image of a hand-written diagram or anatomic stamp
Risk factors for melanoma and keratinocytic cancers
Total body and skin lesion examination
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