UPPER ARM

By Gary M. White, MD

Hyperkeratotic Papules

Keratosis Pilaris. Sandpaper-like rough skin on the upper, outer arm of children and young adults.
Keratosis Pilaris

Linear

Pigmentary Demarcation Lines. Present occasionally in darker-skinned patients.
Pigmentary Demarcation Lines

Keloid/Hypertrophic Scar

Lupus Profundus

Nodules

Lupus Panniculitis. Deep-seated nodules on the upper, outer arm.
Lupus Panniculitis

Telangiectatic Macules

Acquired Bilateral Telangiectatic Macules

Urticarial

Photodistributed rashes including:

Photodistributed Drug Eruption

Polymorphous Light Eruption
Polymorphous Light Eruption on the Arm

Solar Urticaria
Solar Urticaria

Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

Vaccination Site

Vaccination Reactions

White

Pityriasis Alba

Tinea Versicolor. Tinea versicolor may be pink, red, brown, or white as shown here.
Tinea Versicolor


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