What are possible complications of discoid eczema?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
One potential complication of discoid eczema is a secondary infection. Secondary infections can occur as a result of treatments your doctor prescribes for discoid eczema. Discoid eczema -- also known as nummular dermatitis -- produces coin-sized sores on the skin, which may ooze fluid and become scaly. If you have symptoms of discoid eczema, contact a dermatologist promptly.

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