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Nummular dermatitis

Nummular dermatitis: Introduction

Nummular dermatitis: A skin disorder characterized by the development of round or oval skin lesions which itch and burn. In the initial stages, small red spots or blisters form and the grow and joint together to form a patch. The lesion eventually looks similar to a ringworm infection with a clear centre and a distinct border. The causes of some cases includes mercury fillings and allergy to rubber, nickel, formaldehyde or neomycin. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nummular dermatitis is available below.

Symptoms of Nummular dermatitis

Treatments for Nummular dermatitis

  • Moisturizing skin, protecting skin from injury, topical corticosteroids, tar preparations, antibiotics if infection develops, antihistamine to reduce discomfort, phototherapy
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Causes of Nummular dermatitis

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Misdiagnosis and Nummular dermatitis

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Prognosis for Nummular dermatitis

Prognosis for Nummular dermatitis: Lesions can heal within a year or persist and recur for many years.

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