Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Tinea Capitis

Tinea capitis is a common dermatophyte infection of the scalp in school-aged children.

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic inflammatory condition of the follicular epithelium that most commonly is found in the axillae and buttocks...

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Basal Cell Carcinoma

Nodular basal cell carcinoma (BCC) with a pearly rolled border, central pigmentation, and telangiectasia on the forehead of an 80-year-old...

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Melanoma

Acral lentiginous melanoma on the sole of the foot in a 30-year-old Black woman. The depth of the lesion was 2 mm with a positive sentinel lymph...

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia

Scarring alopecia is a collection of hair loss disorders including chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus (discoid lupus), lichen planopilaris,...

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Discoid Lupus

Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE), a form of chronic cutaneous lupus, is most commonly found on the scalp, face, and ears.

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Sarcoidosis

With a growing skin of color population, it is important to recognize sarcoidosis as soon as possible.

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Seborrheic Dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis affects patients of all ages: infants, adolescents, and adults. It is among the most common dermatologic diagnoses reported...

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Acne Vulgaris

A 27-year-old Hispanic woman with comedonal and inflammatory acne. Erythema is prominent around the inflammatory lesions. Note the pustule on the...

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Psoriasis

Although individuals of all skin tones may experience the psychosocial impact of psoriasis, quality-of-life measures have been found to be worse...

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Atopic Dermatitis

People of African descent have the highest atopic dermatitis prevalence and severity. This fact sheet outlines key clinical features in people...