Michelle Rodrigues

MBBS (Hons), FACD, Consultant Dermatologist, Department of Dermatology, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic; Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic; Founder, Dermatologist, Chroma Dermatology, Pigment and Skin of Colour Centre, Melbourne, Vic

Acne: Unique considerations in skin of colour

This study discusses the importance of recognising and treating postinflammatory hyperpigmentation in skin of colour because it can be a significant patient concern.

Diagnosis, assessment and management of atopic dermatitis in children with skin of colour

This paper synthesises the latest literature on the diagnosis, assessment, treatment outcomes and cultural considerations for managing atopic dermatitis in children with skin of colour.

Importance of skin of colour dermatology in the primary care setting in Australia

This study discusses how skin in patients with skin of colour is biologically, functionally and structurally different to that of patients with lightly pigmented skin.

What is that white spot on my face?

Vitiligo is an acquired, chronic depigmenting disorder resulting from the autoimmune destruction of melanocytes.