Eczemas like asteatotic eczema, stasis eczema, discoid eczema and other forms of eczema are common in elderly.
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.
Contact dermatitis was found in 8 cases (4%), exposure dermatitis in 10 cases (5%), stasis eczema in 9 cases (4.
And incidence of stasis eczema was similar to that of Beauregard and Gilchrest.
of Percentage Conditions Cases (%) Exposure Dermatitis 10 5% Chronic Eczema 8 4% Contact Dermatitis 8 4% Stasis Eczema 9 4.
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.
In our study, stasis eczema was observed in 5 cases (10%).