3. Common Skin Conditions and Ethnicity

  1. Ophelia E. Dadzie BSc (Hons), MBBS, MRCP, DipRCPath (Dermpath)3,
  2. Antoine Petit MD4 and
  3. Andrew F. Alexis MD, MPH5
  1. Antoine Petit1 and
  2. Moussa Diallo2

Published Online: 8 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118497784.ch3

Ethnic Dermatology: Principles and Practice

Ethnic Dermatology: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Petit, A. and Diallo, M. (2013) Common Skin Conditions and Ethnicity, in Ethnic Dermatology: Principles and Practice (eds O. E. Dadzie, A. Petit and A. F. Alexis), A John Wiley & Sons, Oxford. doi: 10.1002/9781118497784.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Dermatology, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust; and Centre for Clinical Science and Technology, University College London Division of Medicine, London, UK

  2. 4

    Service de Dermatologie, APHP Hôpital Saint-Louis, Paris, France

  3. 5

    Director, Skin of Color Center, Department of Dermatology, St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center; and, Associate Clinical Professor, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Service de Dermatologie, APHP Hôpital Saint-Louis, Paris, France

  2. 2

    Services Médicaux, Hôpital Principal, Dakar, Senegal

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 25 MAR 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658574

Online ISBN: 9781118497784

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Keywords:

  • Acne;
  • Adult seborrheic dermatitis;
  • Atopic dermatitis;
  • Lichen planus and Lichen nitidus;
  • Palmar and plantar keratoderma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Psoriasis

  • Adult seborrheic dermatitis

  • Xerosis (dry skin)

  • Contact dermatitis

  • Atopic dermatitis

  • Palmar and plantar keratoderma

  • Pityriasis rosea

  • Lichenification and prurigo nodularis

  • Primary cutaneous amyloidosis

  • Disseminate and recurrent infundibulofolliculitis

  • Prurigo pigmentosa

  • Acne

  • Rosacea

  • Facial Afro-Caribbean childhood eruption

  • Lichen planus

  • Lichen nitidus

  • Confluent and reticulate papillomatosis

  • Autoimmune blistering disorders

  • Pediculosis capitis

  • T-cell lymphoma

  • Skin lesions in relation to traditional therapies

  • References