Eczema of wrist on Black skin with erythema and lichenification plus hypopigmentation

Atopic Dermatitis, Ashy, Black Skin, Eczema, Erythema, Hands, Hypopigmentation, Itchy, Lichenification, Swollen, Wrist

Atopic dermatitis on wrist/hand of a person with Black skin showing erythema, lichenification and hypopigmentation
Grayish-white skin discoloration (“ashy skin”) and faint erythema can be seen in Atopic Dermatitis in Black skin. Due to this patient’s darker skin, erythematous areas appear brown rather than red or pink.

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