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 ...
Discordance between patient and clinician assessment of skin lesions
By Mardi Chapman
12 May 2021