Fast Five Quiz: Keys to Atopic Dermatitis in Skin of Color

Candrice R. Heath, MD


March 18, 2021

Nummular eczema is a form of atopic dermatitis commonly found in individuals with darker skin tones. The condition is treated with gentle skin care, topical corticosteroids, nonsteroidal medications, moisturizers, and more advanced treatment options if it is not well controlled.

Pityriasis rosea often follows mild viral symptoms and can be pruritic; however, most patients report mild or no pruritus. Having a large number of tinea corporis lesions all at once is unusual. Erythema annulare centrifugum causes erythematous plaques with central clearing.

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