Medical Must-See: Diagnosed with ‘eczema’, something kept bugging the patient

The man's symptoms waxed and waned for five months, but dermatologists eventually twigged
Affected area on patient's wrist

A patient’s ‘eczema’ diagnosis seemed a little fuzzy when his symptoms failed to improve with the usual treatment.

The man, in his 50s, was prescribed topical steroid cream and oral antihistamines to no avail, with his erythematous left wrist with sharp pain persisting for five months.