Common conditions in skin of color

MEDICAL AND AESTHETIC TREATMENT ACROSS THE BROAD SPECTRUM OF ETHNICITIES

Common conditions in skin of color

Dec
2016
Vol. 35. No. 4
Ali Hadi, BA | Nada Elbuluk, MD, MSx

The skin of color population is rapidly growing in the United States. This population has numerous unique and more commonly occurring dermatologic conditions. Additionally, certain cutaneous conditions can present differently in darker versus lighter skin types. This paper provides an up-to-date overview of common conditions that occur in skin of color, including their clinical presentations, pathogenesis, differential diagnoses, and treatments.

DOI: 10.12788/j.sder.2016.065

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