Nummular Eczema

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Nummular eczema. Round coin-shaped lesions of eczema on the legs of a child. Nummular eczema is a chronic, pruritic, inflammatory dermatitis occurring in the form of coin-shaped plaques. It is seen in individuals with very dry skin and/or atopic dermatitis.

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Pediatric Dermatology

Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos

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Kay Shou-Mei Kane, Jen Bissonette Ryder, Richard Allen Johnson, Howard P. Baden, Alexander Stratigos

Copyright 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies. All rights reserved.

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