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Because many inflammatory diseases of the skin, e.g., dermatitis herpetiformis, nummular dermatitis, scabies, Grover’s disease, and eosinophilic folliculitis, are exquisitely pruritic, scratching is an inevitable consequence, and signs of excoriation are nearly invariable. Excoriation produces erosions, ulcerations, and crusts, and, sometimes, is followed by evidences of impetiginization. Ulcers may heal with scar. Clinicians are advised […]