By Gary M. White, MD
Frictional Lichenoid Dermatitis
Spring and Summer Eruption of the Elbows. Felt to be a variant of Polymorphous Light Eruption. For a picture, see JAAD February 2013;Volume 68, Issue 2, Pages 306–312
Inherited Patterned Lentiginosis in Blacks
Dermatomyositis. Dermatology Online Journal
Hyperpigmented, hyperkeratotic elbows in dark-skinned patients. This condition may represent some combination of acanthosis nigricans and lichenification from friction.
Dermatitis Herpetiformis. A very itchy rash on the elbows of an adult is characteristic.
Cutaneous lupus erythematosus of elbows
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