Eczema of arm on Black skin with erythematous patches

Atopic Dermatitis, Arm, Ashy, Black Skin, Dry, Eczema, Erythematous Patches, Follicular Lesions, Itchy, Lichenification, Rash, Swollen

Atopic dermatitis on arm of a person with Black skin showing erythematous patches, lichenification and follicular lesions
Gray/purple erythematous patches with lichenification on extensor surface of upper extremity. Also note follicular lesions on left of photo. Lichenification and follicular eczema are more common in Black patients. The increased blood flow of erythema does not always appear red or pink in dark skin as you can see here.

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