Liability in the context of misdiagnosis of melanoma as a plantar wart

Full text from the Medical Journal of Australia: Liability in the context of misdiagnosis of melanoma in Australia Melody R Abikhair, Patrick D Mahar, Adrian R Cachia and John W Kelly Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): 119-121 (full text) Quote: In September 2009, a patient consulted his general practitioner about a lesion on the plantar surface of his foot, which was diagnosed and subsequently treated as a plantar wart. Despite repeated attempts at cryotherapy, paring and topical treatments to the lesion, it continued to enlarge and change in shape and colour over the following 18 months

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Liability in the context of misdiagnosis of melanoma as a plantar wart

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