Higher rate of lesions on the trunk are observed in Black patients. Here we see extensive trunk involvement, lichenification, follicular accentuation and hyperpigmentation. Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and erythema may have similar shades in skin of color and may lead to an under appreciation of active erythema and hence disease severity. This also presents a challenge assessing body surface area.
Eczema of back on Black skin with lichenification and follicular accentuation plus hyperpigmentation
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This resource provides information to help patients recognize and manage eczema and find treatment. It also helps physicians differentiate eczema on skin of color from other skin diseases.