Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra (DPN)
This is a common condition for individuals with dark skin. The famous actor, Morgan Freeman has visible DPN lesions on his face. While the condition is normally benign, for some it’s cosmetically undesirable. Dr. Marcus Goodman can successfully treat DPN at his office in Roswell, GA.
This condition affects 10% to 35% of the black population i the United States. Many DPN patients have noted a family history of the lesions and the number of lesions increase with age.
Cosmetic disfigurement from the lesions may be substantial causing patients concern and distress. Dr. Marcus Goodman is known among African Americans for his specialty in treating African American skin conditions like dermatosis papulosa nigra (DPN).
Goodman Dermatology is located in Roswell, Georgia on the campus of North Fulton Hospital. Dr. Marcus Goodman has patients seeking treatment for all types of skin diseases who come from Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Marietta, Sandy Springs, Atlanta, Cumming, as well as Roswell.