1. Formation of an eruption resembling eczema.
2. Occurrence of eczema secondary to a preexisting dermatosis.
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Since then, not only pigmented (junctional nevi, Sutton nevi, atypical nevi, and congenital nevi) but also non-melanocytic lesions (basal cell carcinomas, spinocellular carcinomas, seborrheic keratosis, keloids, dermatofibromas, and insect bites) were documented with the findings of eczematization (3).
This entity of eczematization of the centrally located nevi/lesion is called as Meyerson phenomenon (halo dermatitis) (4-6).
(50) Excoriated or crusted papules are seen over the extensors of extremities and abdomen and are associated with some eczematization. The eruption lasts up to 3 months after delivery and recurrences in subsequent pregnancies are common.
It can also be given safely in patients of scabies with secondary eczematization, erosions or ulcers where topical therapies such as permethrin, lindane and benzyl benzoate can cause serious cutaneous and systemic side effects in addition to the problem of compliance.
(2) Nonspecific secondary lesions occur commonly as a result of scratching and secondary infection and include self-inflicted excoriations, eczematization, lichenification, and impetigo.