Posts Categorized: Eczema

Nummular Eczema

Nummular eczema is also known as nummular dermatitis or discoid eczema.  The word “nummular” comes from the Latin word meaning coin.  These patients have multiple coin shaped plaques involving the skin.  Known triggers include:  Any damage to the skin, such as insect bites, scrapes, scratches or chemical burns; reactions to inflammation (atopic dermatitis or stasis… Read more »