Patch (dermatology)

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Patch (dermatology)
Vitiligo of the hand

A patch is a large flat mark on skin.[1] It typically feels like the surrounding skin, may be pale or dark, or have a colour such as blue or purplish.[2]

See also


  1. James, William D.; Elston, Dirk; Treat, James R.; Rosenbach, Misha A.; Neuhaus, Isaac (2020). "2. Cutaneous signs and diagnosis". Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology (13th ed.). Elsevier. p. 11. ISBN 978-0-323-54753-6.
  2. Bolognia, Jean L.; Schaffer, Julie V.; Duncan, Karynne O.; Ko, Christine (2022). "1. Basics". Dermatology Essentials (2nd ed.). Elsevier. p. 4. ISBN 978-0-323-70971-2. Archived from the original on 2024-01-03. Retrieved 2024-02-12.