This is another type of eczema that is common in children and young adults. They present as round, red patches of eczema or skin inflammation located mainly on the arms and legs. The lesions are coin-like, hence the term discoid eczema.
There are 2 forms of discoid eczema:
- Wet form: with oozing and crusting lesions.
- Dry form: with redness and scaly lesions.
Both forms are persistent, lasting for months if untreated.