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  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Skin Lesion (Lichenification)

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    Skin Lesion (Lichenification)

    Lichenification is thickening of the skin with accentuation of normal skin markings; it is a result of chronic scratching or rubbing, which in this patient occurred during the chronic phase of atopic dermatitis.

    Image provided by Thomas Habif, MD.