picker's nodules

pick·er's nod·ules

lichenified skin nodules seen in prurigo nodularis.
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James N., U.S. dermatologist, 1840-1910.
Hyde disease - an eruption of hard nodules in the skin caused by rubbing and accompanied by intense itching. Synonym(s): picker's nodules; prurigo nodularis
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Prurigo nodules are cutaneous lesions often produced by repetitive scratching--hence the nickname "picker's nodules"--which may occur as sequelae of chronic pruritus or neurotic excoriations.