ELBOW

By Gary M. White, MD

Linear

Granuloma Annulare
Linear Granuloma Annulare of the Elbow

Nodule(s)

Gout
Gout

Rheumatoid Nodule

Tuberoeruptive Xanthomas

Papule(s)

Frictional Lichenoid Dermatitis
Frictional Lichenoid Dermatitis

Granuloma Annulare
Granuloma Annulare of the Elbow

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

Papulosquamous

Psoriasis
Psoriasis of the Elbow

Pigmented

Inherited Patterned Lentiginosis in Blacks
Inherited Patterned Lentiginosis in Blacks

Plaque, Red

Dermatomyositis. Dermatology Online Journal

Velvety/Thick

Dry Elbows/Callused
Dry and Callused Elbows

Acanthosis Nigricans

Hyperpigmented, hyperkeratotic elbows in dark-skinned patients. This condition may represent some combination of acanthosis nigricans and lichenification from friction.
Hyperkeratotic Elbows

Vesicles

Dermatitis Herpetiformis. A very itchy rash on the elbows of an adult is characteristic.

White

Steroid Injection
Steroid Injection in the Elbow

Miscellaneous

Cutaneous lupus erythematosus of elbows

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