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Nummular Eczema Associate with Augmented Mammoplasty

Nummular Eczema Associate with Augmented Mammoplasty

Authors:

Chatchai Pruksapong1*, Chairat Burusapat1, Kantang Satayasoontorn2

 

1Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Phramongkutklao Hospital and College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand;

2Pathological Department Phramongkutklao Hospital and College of Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand

Source:

Dermatology Case reports magazine

 

ABSTRACT

Nummular eczema is coin-shaped lesions over surfaces of the upper extremities. Majority of cases are young adult, etiology is multifactorial.

 

Here, we present a case of a 23-year-old woman developed nummular eczema after cosmetic mammoplasty over her surgical wound which is not have been reported before. In Our case lesions are getting worst after conservative treatment, finally, we removed implants and continue with hydrocortisone cream 1% until lesions were subsided. Sections of right and left breast skin lesions reveal irregular epidermal hyperplasia with traces of spongiosis, exocytosis of inflammatory cells and focal orthokeratosis with mild parakeratosis.


Keywords:

Nummular eczema; Augmented mammoplasty; Surgical wound

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