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1

This lesion has presented over the past 3 months, what is it?

SCC

Crusted, sun exposed site and fast growing are all characteristics of SCC

2

Which lesion is pictured?

SCC

3

Why is it a worry if a patient has lesions of SCC on their lips or scalp?

Such areas have a higher chance of metastasis

4

Which type of cancer may present as an erythematous scaly plaque?

BCC

5

How may a BCC be described?

Pearly nodule with no crusting or pain

Visible telangictasia is characteristically present

6

What skin lesion is pictured?

Bowen's disease

7

SCCs are associated with which which other skin pathologies?

Long standing venous ulceration

Burns

Lupus vulgaris

8

This lesion has grown over 5 years, what is it most likely to be?

BCC

(melanomas are much faster)

9

Actinic keratosis is a precursor for which skin cancer type?

SCC or BCC

10

What is the most common area to find a BCC?

Nose

11

What is the treatment for a superficial BCC presenting as an erythemous scaly plaque?

Not surgery

Can be treated by other means

12

Which lesion is pictured?

BCC

13

Which lesion is pictured?

Merkel cell cancer

Flesh-colored or bluish-red nodule, often on your face, head or neck

14

Which lesion is pictured?

BCC

15

Which lesion is pictured?

SCC

16

Which type of skin cancer is associated with the most deaths?

Melanoma

17

Central ulceration is associated with which skin cancer type?

BCC

(referred to as 'rodent ulceration')

18

Why is the following lesion definitely not a melanoma?

It is not pigmented

19

Which type of lesion is pictured?

BCC

20

Bowen's disease is a precursor for what?

SCC

21

Visible blood vessels are associated with which type of skin cancer?

BCC

22

Which lesion is pictured?

Bowen's disease

(precursor for SCC)

23

What is meant by the ugly duckling sign?

Describes a lesion on the skin which does not match the others around it

24

Which type of cancer may possess this characteristic sign?

SCC