A 59-year-old tailor came to the clinic complaining that one of the moles on her left shoulder seemed larger than usual. It has also started to itch. She first noticed the lesion seven weeks ago while bathing. She denies anorexia, weight changes, or malaise, though he admits to feeling somewhat tired in the past couple of months. On examination, she is well appearing and has no lymphadenopathy. The lesion is darkish brown, 16 mm in diameter, located on mid-back in close approximate to the lateral margin of left scapula, is nodular and round with a small area of ulceration. There is no bleeding. Which of the following is the proper diagnosis,

Based on the patient’s history and physical examination?

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Ace Qbank Clinical Edge


Ace Qbank Clinical Edge

Making the proper diagnosis is one of the most important aspects of any medical student’s or junior doctor’s clinical training and hence we created Clinical Edge Cases.

Ace Qbank Clinical Edge helps our students put their knowledge of symptoms and physical findings to test by applying clinical reasoning and assessment concepts to a series of common clinical vignettes. Problem-based learning is being used to focus on the cause behind the presentation of a simulated clinical case.

Each simulated Clinical Edge case contains a list of common causes of the presented condition, offers abundant references to the presented case, making additional information easy to find

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