Digital Dermatology Atlas Project

The Digital Dermatology Atlas is a collection of images of varying skin conditions. A group of UAB medical students created this project to aid students and physicians in training visualize various presentations of dermatologic conditions across diverse skin types.

This project received IRB approval to recruit healthy children and adults ages 0-100 with the following skin conditions: 

  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Nummular Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis (infantile, non-infantile)
  • Lichen Simplex Chronicus
  • Dyshidrotic Eczema
  • Intertrigo
  • Lichen Striatus
  • Psoriasis
  • Pityriasis Lichenoides
  • Pityriasis Rosea
  • Lichen Planus
  • Lichen Nitidus 
  • Ichothyosis Vulgaris
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Traction Alopecia
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Acne Keloidalis Nuchae
  • Pseudofolliculitis Barbae
  • Acne Vulgaris
  • Acne Fulminans
  • Congenital Melanocytic Nevus
  • Melanocytic Nevi
  • Becker’s Nevus
  • Epidermal Nevus
  • Sebaceous Nevus
  • Mastocytosis
  • Granuloma Annulare
  • Neurofibroma
  • Dermatofibroma
  • Angiofibroma
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Perioral Dermatitis
  • Epidermoid Cyst
  • Keloid
  • Folliculitis,
  • Juvenile Xanthogranuloma
  • Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma
  • Vitiligo
  • Café au lait spot
  • Melasma
  • Dermal Melanocytosis
  • Infantile Hemangioma
  • Pyogenic Granuloma
  • Nevus Simplex
  • Port Wine Stain
  • Impetigo (bullous and non-bullous)
  • HSV (cutaneous)
  • Verruca Vulgaris
  • Molluscum
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Unguium
  • Scabies
  • Papular Urticaria
  • Urticaria
  • Cutaneous Lupus
  • Sarcoid
  • Morphea
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Confluent and Reticulated Papillomatosis
  • Post Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation

Participants were asked to:

  • Fill out a demographic and Fitzpatrick Skin Type* questionnaires 
  • Have their affected skin photographed

*Because Fitzpatrick Skin Type was determined by self-reported answers, there may be some discrepancies in the organization of the photographs in this atlas.


This project is ongoing…

We are still collecting photographs at this time. If you would like to submit high-quality images of physician (or other health care professional)-diagnosed skin conditions you come across in the clinic or in other settings, please visit the submission tab for more information.