Slide show: Types of dermatitis
Photo of neurodermatitis
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Common signs and symptoms of neurodermatitis (lichen simplex chronicus) include:

  • Itchy skin in a single, limited area
  • Leathery or scaly texture to the skin
  • Raised, rough patch that is red or darker than the rest of your skin

Neurodermatitis occurs because of repeated scratching. Typically, neurodermatitis occurs on the scalp, neck, wrist, upper forearm and ankle.

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