skin of colour

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skin of colour 

DERMATOLOGY

A term referring to the darker skin colour* of any non-Caucasian (non-European), which includes person of African, Asian, Native American, Middle Eastern and Hispanic descent.

*Darker skin colours are usually classified as Fitzpatrick skin types III (of 6) or higher. 

Reference Am Family Physician 2013; 87:850-857  

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