Dermatosis papulosa nigra is commonly known as DPN. DPN usually affects the cheeks, neck, and upper chest. Size of DPN ranges 1 to 5 millimeters. Dermatosis papulosa nigra affects up to 35% African and American peoples. DPN also occurs in dark-colored Asian peoples. Females affected more frequently by DPN as compared to males. The cause of DPN is unknown but 50% of people affected by DPN have a family history of DPN. DPN doesn’t usually cause pain or discomfort.
Treatments for DPN:
- Laser therapy