Woman with itchy lesions on elbows and knees
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Brian S. Kim, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri

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A 19-year-old Black woman who lives in Chicago presents with itchy lesions on the inside of her elbows and knees. She has had such symptoms from time to time since childhood, but they resolved to some extent with over-the-counter steroids. She reports a history of allergic rhinitis. Her mother had assured her that she would outgrow this skin condition, but it seems worse than ever.

What is the most likely diagnosis in this patient?

Allergic contact dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis

Plaque psoriasis

Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH)

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