Dermatology Oasis

Editor: Nameer Al-Sudany, MD (IRAQ)

Nummular eczema

An 8-year-old girl presented with a solitary, disc-like, red scaly patch on one leg of three weeks duration. The border seems to be more active than the center of the lesion, however KOH examination of the scales was negative and there was positive family history of atopic dermatitis. Excellent response to mometasone furoate 0.1%  ointment applied twice daily for two weeks. DSC05205