Overview of Nummular Dermatitis
The word "nummular" comes from the Latin nummus, meaning coin. It is used to describe a dermatitis characterized by round plaques of eczema.
Eruptions of nummular dermatitis are often recurrent and chronic. They usually appear in people who are in their 60s, but can occur at any age.
Cause of Nummular Dermatitis
The cause of nummular dermatitis is unknown.