dermatology
Skin cancers

Discordance between patient and clinician assessment of skin lesions

The skin lesions that patients find concerning are rarely the same lesions that concern their dermatologist, an Australian study shows. The discrepancy highlights the need for complete skin examinations by clinicians when patients present with a self-identified lesion they are worried might be malignant, according to Queensland dermatologists. Their study of 301 consecutive patients presenting ...

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