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Image Number 66 (Eczema lichenified)

 
Morphology:
Lichenification

Diagnosis: Eczema lichenified

Site: Leg

Sex: M

Age: 65

Type: Clinical

Description: Some excoriations and lichenification

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: For 12 months this man has had itchy skin on the lower legs.He scratches excessively.It is the chronic rubbing and scratching of the skin which causes it to thicken .This sets up an itch scratch cycle and the problem just perpetuates itself until the cycle is broken.

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