List of skin conditions in darker skin

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The fast growing population of African, South and East Asian, Native American and Pacific Island descent, are described as having skin of color.[1]

Skin conditions in darker-colored skin
Skin condition Description Image
Acanthosis nigricans Acanthosis nigricans.png
Acne keloidalis nuchae Acne keloidalis nuchae.png
Acral lentiginous melanoma Acral lentignous melanoma (DermNet NZ lesions-melanoma-s-alm6).jpg
Becker's nevus Beckers melanosis on face.png
Dermatosis papulosa nigra Dermatosis papulosa nigra.png
Hidradenitis suppurativa Hidradenitis suppurativa of axilla (DermNet NZ hs-axilla-064).jpg
Keloid Earlobe keloid.png
Keratosis punctata of the palmar creases Keratosis punctata 1.png
Melanonychia Racial melanonychia (DermNet NZ hair-nails-sweat-melanonychia-16).jpg
Melanocytic nevus Melanocytic nevi.png
Melasma Melasma6.jpg
Pseudofolliculitis barbae Pseudofolliculitis Barbae.jpg
Rhinophyma Rhinophyma.png
Seborrheic dermatitis
Scarlet fever Scarlet fever rash.jpg
Verrucous epidermal nevus Verrucous epidermal nevus.png
Vitiligo Vitiligo2.JPG

See also


  1. Onalaja, Amanda; Taylor, Susan C. (2021). "1. Defining skin of color". In Li, Becky S.; Maibach, Howard I. (eds.). Ethnic Skin and Hair and Other Cultural Considerations. Switzerland: Springer. p. 3-18. ISBN 978-3-030-64829-9. Archived from the original on 2023-06-30. Retrieved 2023-04-01.