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Etiologically not further defined term for a dermatitis in the nipple area which frequently occurs as "minus variant" within the scope of an atopical dermatitis but also of other chronic dermatitis.
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- One-sided occurrence:
- Single or double sided occurrence:
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Treatment of the underlying disease. Exclusion of contact sensitization, scabies,
The frequently underlying atopic nipple eczema proves to be extraordinarily resistant to therapy. A class II steroid can be used for several days to break the vicious circle: itching - rubbing and scratching - erosions - oozing. Subsequently, blank therapy with antiphlogistic (e.g. ichthyol-containing) ointments in combination with black tea compresses.
Outgoing links (9)Atopic dermatitis (overview); Bowen's disease; Contact dermatitis (overview); Keratosis areolae mammae naeviformis; Nummular dermatitis; Paget's disease of the nipple; Psoriasis vulgaris; Skabies; Thelalgie;
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