Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Hidradenitis suppurativa

Severe longstanding hidradenitis suppurativa (Hurley stage III) with architectural changes, ropy scarring, granulation tissue, and purulent...

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Basal cell carcinoma

Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is most prevalent in individuals with lighter skin tones and rarely affects those with darker skin tones.

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Melanoma

Acral lentiginous melanoma on the sole of the foot of 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,...

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Discoid lupus

Cutaneous lupus erythematosus may occur with or without systemic lupus erythematosus. Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE), a form of chronic...

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is a granulomatous disease that may affect the skin in addition to multiple body organ systems, including the lungs.

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Seborrheic dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis in a woman with brown-gray greasy scale, as well as petaloid papules and plaques that are especially prominent in the...

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Acne vulgaris

Acne is a leading dermatologic condition in individuals with skin of color in the United States.

Dx Across the Skin Color Spectrum

Psoriasis

Psoriasis prevalence in the United States has been estimated at 3.7%.

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