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Malignant skin lesions – 10 cases

This quiz will test your knowledge of benign and malignant skin lesions.

For each of the ten cases, study the image(s) and then answer the questions. You can click on the image to view a larger version if required.

Each case should take approximately 2 minutes to complete. There is a list of suggested further reading material at the end of the quiz.

When you finish the quiz, you can download a certificate.

Acknowledgement: some images have been supplied by MoleMap NZ.

Case 3

Solar (actinic keratoses)

  • Found on habitually sun-exposed sites (mainly face, ears and hands).
  • Lesions have a hard scaly surface and no dermal induration.

Solar keratoses on the face are predominantly treated by cryotherapy, but diffuse lesions may be treated with 5-fluorouracil cream, imiquimod cream or photodynamic therapy.

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