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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 185-187

Dermatitis neglecta -- A dirty dermatosis: Report of three cases


Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Burdwan Medical College, Burdwan, West Bengal, India

Correspondence Address:
Abhijit Saha
46/4, Swarnamoyee Road, P.O: Berhampore, Murshidabad - 742 101, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.152525

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Dermatitis neglecta is a condition that results from inadequate frictional cleansing leading to accumulation of corneocytes, sebum and sweat ultimately resulting in hyper-pigmented patch or verrucous plaque. Recognizing this condition avoids unnecessary, aggressive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Here we report three cases of dermatitis neglecta in whom the dermatitis developed as a result of intentional neglect of personal hygiene.


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