Neurodermatitis

Neurodermatitis or Lichen Simplex chronicus or Scratch dermatitis
It is a skin disorder in which skin becomes irritated causing itching. The itching becomes chronic with uncontrollable scratching.
   
The cycle of itching and scratching causes the skin to thicken and become scaly. It is seen more in females and affects people between 20 and 50 years of age. The itching and scratching of neurodermatitis can lead to skin damage and secondary bacterial infections.Symptoms are: Itchy skin with Redness, warmth or swelling and Thick and scaly appearance.
   
Treating neurodermatitis is to break this cycle of itching and scratching. Once you have stopped scratching the affected area, the skin returns to a normal appearance.
 Skin Diseases
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