Nummular eczema is a dermatitis (eczema) in which itchy, coin-shaped spots or patches appear on the skin. The word nummular is Latin for "resembling coins."
Eczema - discoid; Nummular dermatitis
The cause of nummular eczema is unknown. But there usually is a personal or family history of:
Things that can make the condition worse, include:
- Dry skin
- Environmental irritants
- Temperature changes