Lichen Simplex Chronic

(Neurodermatitis circumscripta)

Lichen simplex chronicus (neurodermatitis circumscripta) is eczema, which is formed by repeated scratching. By several mechanisms amplifies the chronic scratching the itch on and thus initiates a vicious circle. The diagnosis is made clinically. The treatment consists of raising awareness of the disease and behaviors that prevent scratching, as well as corticosteroids and antihistamines.

Lichen simplex chronicus (neurodermatitis circumscripta) is eczema, which is formed by repeated scratching. By several mechanisms amplifies the chronic scratching the itch on and thus initiates a vicious circle. The diagnosis is made clinically. The treatment consists of raising awareness of the disease and behaviors that prevent scratching, as well as corticosteroids and antihistamines. Etiology Lichen simplex chronicus is a thickening of the skin with different scaling that occurs after repeated scratching or rubbing. Lichen simplex chronicus is not a primary waveform. Perceived pruritus in a particular area of ??skin (with or without an underlying pathology) leads to scratching and mechanical trauma, which triggers a secondary lichenification and other itching. The lichen simplex Chronic often occurs in people with anxiety disorders and non-specific emotional distress on and in people with underlying chronic dermatitis. Pathophysiology The underlying pathophysiology is unknown, but perhaps they include changes in the way in which perceives the nervous system itching and processed. Skin (atopic dermatitis z. B.) tends to eczematous diseases, is more susceptible to lichenification. Symptoms and complaints Lichen simplex chronicus is characterized by itchy, dry, scaly, hyperpigmented, lichenified plaques irregular, oval or otherwise non-circular form. Affected are easily accessible parts of the body, usually the legs, arms, neck, torso and anal area. Lichen simplex Chronic figure provided by Thomas Habif, M.D. var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/lichen_simplex_chronicus_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350’ imageUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/lichen_simplex_chronicus_high_de.jpg?la = en & thn = 0 ‘, title:’ lichen simplex Chronic ‘description:’ u003Ca id = “v37894687 ” class = “”anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “”para “” u003e u003cp u003eLichen simplex Chronic is a thickening of the skin in response to constant rubbing. This can in all types occur from chronic dermatitis or expression of an anxiety disorder u003c / p u003e u003c / div u003e ‘credits’. Figure provided by Thomas Habif

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