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Post and Explanation of the primary diagnosis, as well as 3 differential diagnoses, for the patient in the case study that you were assigned.
Describe the role the patient history and physical exam played in the diagnosis.
Then, suggest potential treatment options based on your patient diagnosis.
Case Study 2
K.B., a 52 year old Irish American patient who present today complaining of “a mole” on the skin that is changing colors. He said he has had this ‘mole’ for almost two years. K.B. is a construction worker currently residing in Hawaii. As a teen he worked outside and visited the tanning bed several times a month. He is a worried that this “mole” doesn’t look like the others on his body.
On your examination, you note, the lesion as round, dark colored in appearance, and scaly. You also note the mole has an irregular border and about 0.2cm in size.