stasis eczema

sta·sis ec·ze·ma

eczematous eruption on legs due to or aggravated by vascular stasis.

sta·sis ec·ze·ma

(stā'sis ek'sĕ-mă)
Eczematous eruption on legs due to or aggravated by venous stasis.
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In this descriptive study eczematous conditions were seen in 53 cases (26.5%), commonest was exposure dermatitis seen in 10 cases (5%) followed by chronic eczema in 8 cases (4%), contact dermatitis in 8 cases (4%), stasis eczema in 9 cases (4.5%), infectious eczematous dermatitis in 5 cases (2.5%), asteatotic eczema in 4 cases (2%), 2 (1%) cases each of seborrheic dermatitis, nummular eczema in 2 cases (1%), hand eczema in 3 cases (1.5%), 1 case each of follicular eczema and foot eczema was seen.
Contact dermatitis was found in 8 cases (4%), exposure dermatitis in 10 cases (5%), stasis eczema in 9 cases (4.5%), seborrheic dermatitis in 2 cases (1%), Asteatotic eczema in 4 cases (2%) and infective eczematous dermatitis in 5 cases (2.5%).
[9] In a study by Talukdar K7 and Mitra D Eczema was found in 34%, Seborrheic dermatitis in 16 cases (4.4%), Stasis eczema in 15 (4.2%), Contact dermatitis in 14 (3.9%) and Asteatotic eczema in 8 (2.2%).
And incidence of stasis eczema was similar to that of Beauregard and Gilchrest.
18 patients (6%) had stasis eczema and seborrhoeic dermatitis.
Chart 6: Types of eczema: ACD 50% LSC 22% Stasis Eczema 10% Discoid Eczema 8% Prurigo Nodularis 6% Atopic DermatitiS 2% Pomphoiyx 2% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Gender and type of eczema: ACD (17out of 25 cases-68%), LSC (9 out of 11 cases-81%) and stasis eczema (4 out of 5 cases-80%) were noted more commonly in males were as discoid eczema (all 4 cases) and prurigo nodularis (all 3 cases) were exclusively seen only in females in our study.
History of atopy was seen in allergic contact dermatitis (2 out of 25 cases), LSC (2 out of 11 cases), similarly in one case each of atopic dermatitis, pompholyx, prurigo nodularis and stasis eczema.
Stasis eczema is a condition that affects the skin due to poor circulation.
The word 'stasis' denotes a period of inactivity and in stasis eczema, it refers to the stagnation of fluid that should otherwise circulate freely around the body.
Stasis eczema is also known as varicose eczema because it's common in people with varicose veins.
Whereas endogenous eczemas are of atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, asteatotic eczema, discoid eczema, stasis eczema, hand eczema, juvenile plantar dermatoses etc.