Discuss the findings of BPH and prostate cancer. How would the presentation differ? What is the significance of the PSA testing in these patients? How would you differentiate between BPH and prostate cancer? What would your treatment plan be for each?
Think about your community as a whole. What cultures are represented there? Choose a culture and review the cultural response to male circumcision. Cite references and supporting material.
Discuss three differential diagnoses for patients that present with scrotal pain, both acute and chronic causes. What diagnostic tests would be ordered and treatment initiated?
Discuss the recommendations for skin examination. What populations are at increased risk of developing skin cancer? What recommendations can we give to our patients (from the pediatric to geriatric patient) regarding sun exposure?
A 72-year-old female presents with complaints of a rash near the gluteal fold on the right side. It is a painful vesicular rash, onset approximately 2 days ago, with no fever but occasional burning and sensitivity at the site. She has tried triple antibiotic ointment without relief. She has been widowed for 10 years and has a “steady boyfriend” whom she has dated for 6 months and recently became sexually active with. What other questions would you like to ask your patient? What are your differential diagnoses and final diagnosis? How would you discuss this diagnosis with your older patient?
Describe the difference in lesion characteristics between benign and malignant lesions. Discuss three common benign lesions and three precancerous or cancerous lesions.