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A 71-year-old man presents to his primary care doctor for a lesion on his skin. The patient states he is generally healthy but has noticed this lesion enlarging over the past several months. He worked in the navy and is not currently taking any medications. His temperature is 98.1°F (36.7°C), blood pressure is 123/83 mmHg, pulse is 85/min, respirations are 14/min, and oxygen saturation is 98% on room air. Physical exam is notable for the finding in Figure A on the patient's head. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
Basal cell carcinoma
Squamous cell carcinoma
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A 67-year-old landscaper presents to his primary care physician for a routine visit. On exam, the physician notes a 2x2 cm rash above his upper lip, shown in Figure A. Upon further questioning, the patient states the rash has been there for weeks, but it hasn’t really bothered him. It is not painful or pruritic. He does not recall any recent bug bites. Which of the following is the most important risk factor for this type of lesion?
History of eczema