Post-traumatic eczema.

  title={Post-traumatic eczema.},
  author={Charles Gordon Toby Mathias},
  journal={Dermatologic clinics},
  volume={6 1},
Thirteen cases of eczema that followed acute cutaneous trauma were observed. On the basis of the present case series, the following conclusions may be drawn: 1. Cutaneous trauma may precipitate eczema. 2. The trauma is sufficient to cause obvious tissue damage accompanied by an inflammatory or regenerative response. 3. Eczema usually begins within a few weeks of acute injury at the site of the cutaneous trauma. 4. Eczema may occur as an isolated idiopathic reaction or as an isomorphic reaction… CONTINUE READING