Medical Definition of Eczema, nummular

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Eczema, nummular: Coin-shaped plaques of inflamed skin-most common on the arms, back, buttocks, and lower legs that may be crusted, scaling, and extremely itchy.

The word "nummular" is taken from the Latin "hummus," a small coin.

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