The idea for an issue on color and the skin was initiated by the 2017 exhibit “Breathing Color” that had been created by the new Design Museum in London, England. While variations in color may play a significant role in diagnosing a skin disease, little attention has been directed towards the influence that color may be used to identify a dermatologic disease and even monitor a therapeutic agent. The reader need only to recall how early dermatology atlases were hand colored to provide a more realistic picture of a disease.
Recommended CitationGrzybowski, Andrzej and Parish, Lawrence Charles, "The Dermatologist and Color" (2018). Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology Faculty Papers. Paper 123.