ABCDE


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ABCDE

 
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ABCDE

checklist of premalignant changes in skin lesions, especially moles; lesion asymmetry; border (profile) irregularity; colour variation; diameter increase; evolution (changes over time) (Figure 1)
Figure 1: Dorsal foot lesion showing ABCDE changes: asymmetry, border/surface irregularity, colour variation, possible satellite lesions, history of a gradual increase in diameter and change of appearance (evolution) over several months. The patient (92-year-old man) would not permit lesion biopsy.
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Use the American Cancer Society's ABCDE rule as a guide when examining moles and other spots on your skin:
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DSI has been a cornerstone in bundles of care like Surviving Sepsis Campaign (15) and the ABCDE sedation and ventilation weaning bundle (16).
The absence of classic ABCDE features may be another reason why the lesions had not been recognized, he said.
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A simple ABCDE mnemonic has been used to aid in the early detection of malignant melanoma: Asymmetric moles, Border irregularity, Color variation, Diameter greater than 6 millimeters, Evolving moles.
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