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Related to nummular: nummular eczema, nummular headache, nummular sputum

nummular

 [num´u-lar]
1. coin-sized and coin-shaped.
2. made up of round, flat disks.
3. arranged like a stack of coins.

num·mu·lar

(nŭm'yū-lăr),
1. Discoid or coin-shaped; denoting the thick mucous or mucopurulent sputum in certain respiratory diseases, so called because of the disc shape assumed when it is flattened on the bottom of a sputum mug containing water or transparent disinfectantor shape of lesions in nummular eczera.
2. Arranged like stacks of coins, denoting the lining up of the red blood cells into rouleaux formation.
Synonym(s): nummiform
[ L. nummulus, small coin, dim. of nummus, coin]

nummular

/num·mu·lar/ (num´u-ler)
1. coin-sized and coin-shaped.
2. made up of round, flat disks.
3. arranged like a stack of coins.

num·mu·lar

(nŭm'yū-lăr)
1. Discoid or coinshaped; denoting thick mucopurulent sputum, so called because of the disk shape assumed when it is flattened on the bottom of a sputum mug containing water or transparent disinfectant.
2. Arranged like stacks of coins, denoting the lining up of the red blood cells into rouleaux formation.
[L. nummulus, small coin, dim. of nummus, coin]

nummular

Coin-shaped.

num·mu·lar

(nŭm'yū-lăr)
Discoid or coin-shaped; denoting thick mucous or mucopurulent sputum in certain respiratory diseases, so called because of the disc shape assumed when it is flattened on the bottom of a sputum mug containing water or transparent disinfectantor shape of lesions in nummular eczema.
[L. nummulus, small coin, dim. of nummus, coin]

nummular

1. coin-sized and coin-shaped.
2. made up of round, flat disks.
3. arranged like a stack of coins.
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Nummular eczema: coin-shaped patches of irritated skin--most common on the arms, back, buttocks, and lower legs--that may be crusted, scaling, and extremely itchy
Non-typical morphological features and localisation are common with nummular, prurigo-like, follicular and seborrhoeic patterns that are often seen.
The fixed eruption is a nummular eczema recurring in the same area on reexposure to a drug, and is thought to be lymphocyte mediated.
The commonest forms of eczema/dermatitis are atopic, seborrhoeic, primary irritant, photoallergic, phototoxic, nummular, asteatotic, stasis and dyshidrotic.
Psorcon Cream will be promoted to dermatologists for the treatment of severe to moderate dermatoses that require a drying effect, such as contact dermatitis, nummular eczema and dyshidrotic eczematous dermatitis.