This white skin shows skin atrophy, a side effect of chronic use of high potency topical corticosteroid. This side effect is difficult to see in dark skin and therefore poses difficulty in monitoring for topical corticosteroid side effects.
Topical steroid side effect on white skin showing atrophy
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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.