neurodermatitis

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(noor″ō-dĕr-mă-tīt′ĭs )

[neuro- + dermatitis]
Inflammation and itching of the skin, associated with, but not entirely due to, emotional stress. After an initial irritant, scratching becomes habitual and prolongs the condition. Treatment is corticosteroid ointment or cream.

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NEURODERMATITIS excoriations on chest and arms
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NEURODERMATITIS ON NECK

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(noor″ō-dĕr-mă-tīt′ĭs )

[neuro- + dermatitis]
Inflammation and itching of the skin, associated with, but not entirely due to, emotional stress. After an initial irritant, scratching becomes habitual and prolongs the condition. Treatment is corticosteroid ointment or cream.

Descriptive text is not available for this image

NEURODERMATITIS excoriations on chest and arms
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NEURODERMATITIS ON NECK

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