(a) Acute eczema of the arm, with erythema and marked exudation. (b) Chronic eczema of the arm.
Apron eczema, showing the characteristic distribution.
Lichen planus mimicking hyperkeratotic hand eczema, but the margins are well demarcated and the lesions on the left wrist are characteristic of lichen...
Eyelid atopic eczema (note the infra‐orbital Dennie–Morgan fold).
An area of eczematization developing around lesions of molluscum contagiosum. The skin had previously appeared normal, and it returned to normal when ...
Lichenification of the arm in a patient with atopic eczema.
Erythroderma in Sézary syndrome. (Courtesy of Dr B. Dharma, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, UK.)
(a) Acute eczema. The epidermis shows distinct vesicle formation. The vesicle contains serum, and a moderate number of inflammatory cells. Magnificati...
Bullous eczema due to contact allergy to rubber gloves.
Fingertip eczema in a patient with wear and tear eczema. (Courtesy of Dr D. A. Burns, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK.)
Venous (gravitational) eczema.
Juvenile plantar dermatosis, showing the characteristic glazed appearance of the forefoot skin.
In pityriasis alba the failure of the affected patches to tan may first bring them to the patient's notice. (Courtesy of Dr A. Marsden, St George's H...
Lichen simplex. (a) On the lower leg (Courtesy of Dr D. A. Burns, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, UK). (b) On the ankles.
Widespread drug rash. This will progress rapidly to erythroderma if the drug is continued.
Nummular dermatitis of the lower leg. (Courtesy of Dr W. A. D. Griffiths, Epsom Hospital, Surrey, UK.)
Hyperkeratotic palmar eczema.
Recurrent focal palmar peeling. (a) Well‐established lesions on the hands (Courtesy of Dr A. Marsden, St George's Hospital, London, UK). (b) Lesions ...
Venous eczema of the ankle with ulceration at the medial malleolus.
Infective eczema in a non‐atopic man. Histology of this localized rash showed eczema, and Staphylococcus aureus was repeatedly isolated. There was n...
Chronic superficial scaly dermatitis.
Follicular papules of lichenification adjacent to the elbow.
Papuloerythroderma of Ofuji. (a) The papules. (b) The ‘deck‐chair sign’ (sparing of the body folds). (Courtesy of Dr M. J. Tidman, Edinburgh Royal In...
Exudative discoid and lichenoid chronic dermatitis. (Courtesy of Dr A. Warin, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, UK.)
Pompholyx eczema. (a) Small vesicles coalescing into blisters on the lateral aspect of a finger. (b) Confluent vesicles of the palm.
Trichophyton infection of the hands that failed to respond to topical steroids. Note the nail involvement.
Contact eczema of the lower legs due to allergy to paste bandages.
Infected dermatitis. This man had a patch of nummular dermatitis that became secondarily infected with Staphylococcus aureus .
Halo dermatitis showing eczema around a mole.