Dyschromia, dyspigmentation present unique challenges for skin of color

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February 23, 2021

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Disclosures: McMichael reports she is a consultant for Galderma, Lilly and Pfizer.

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Patients with skin of color have unique challenges when it comes to treating psoriasis.

Dyschromia and dyspigmentation, a change of color in the skin or nails, can negatively affect individuals with skin of color. Although it is often seen as a cosmetic issue, discoloration of the skin can have long-lasting mental and physical effects.

Dyschromia and dyspigmentation, a change of color in the skin or nails, can negatively affect individuals with skin of color.Source: Adobe Stock.

Healio Psoriatic Disease spoke with Amy J. McMichael, MD, FAAD, professor and chair of the department of dermatology at Wake Forest Baptist Health Sciences and co-chair of the Skin of Color Society Scientific Committee, about the causes of dyschromia and dyspigmentation and how best to treat them…

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