Nummular eczema is an allergy-related disorder in which itchy, coin-shaped spots or patches appear on the skin.
Eczema - nummular; Nummular dermatitis
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
The cause of nummular eczema is unknown, but there usually is a personal or family history of:
It is relatively uncommon, and most often occurs in elderly men.
Several things may make the condition worse, including
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