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Teledermatology for suspected skin cancers
Total body and skin lesion examination CME
Ensure good lighting. If necessary use an examination light, torch or ideally, large low-magnification dermatoscope.
Determine what’s normal for the individual:
Identify solitary lesions that are different from the other lesions:
Record the lesion size/location and photograph it.
Skin lesion history
Clinical features of skin lesions
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