How are generalized or severe flares treated in nummular dermatitis?

Updated: Nov 21, 2019
  • Author: Jami L Miller, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Severe or generalized flares may be treated with tap water–moistened dressings on top of the steroid ointment. Oral or parenteral steroids may be used in severe flares, followed by topical therapy.


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