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JID VisualDx Quiz: March 2015

      QUESTIONS

      • 1.
        What is your diagnosis?
        • a.
          Basal cell carcinoma.
        • b.
          Squamous cell carcinoma.
        • c.
          Pyogenic granuloma.
        • d.
          Atypical fibroxanthoma.
        • e.
          Amelanotic melanoma.
      • 2.
        Which of the following is true about having a second basal cell carcinoma (BCC) after having a first BCC?
        • a.
          It is likely to occur within the first year of the original BCC.
        • b.
          It is likely to occur within the second year of the original BCC.
        • c.
          It most commonly occurs in those younger than 40 years old.
        • d.
          It is less common to develop a BCC after the first BCC than after the first squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).
        • e.
          It tends to be more likely to metastasize.
      • 3.
        Which of the following are true?
        • a.
          Age is a factor in skin cancer development.
        • b.
          Having a first BCC increases your risk of having a second BCC to a much greater extent than having a first SCC increases your risk of having a second SCC.
        • c.
          Chronic sun exposure is more highly correlated with SCC than with BCC.
        • d.
          BCCs and SCCs have a distinct predilection to certain anatomic locations.
        • e.
          All of the above.

      TOPIC ARTICLE

      Answers are available as supplementary material at http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/jid.2014.542.