Challenges of identifying eczema in darkly pigmented skin.

  title={Challenges of identifying eczema in darkly pigmented skin.},
  author={Joan Carr Myers},
  journal={Nursing children and young people},
  volume={27 6},
  • J. Myers
  • Published 1 July 2015
  • Medicine
  • Nursing children and young people
There is a paucity of information about the difference in the presentation of eczema in darkly pigmented skin compared to children with fair or white skin. This article describes the possible challenges of diagnosing eczema in children with darkly pigmented skin. The physiological difference in darkly pigmented skin compared with fair or white skin is explored, and how eczema may be manifested and identified in darkly pigmented skin. The author uses the term darkly pigmented skin to describe… 
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