Eczema or something else

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I have a problem and I don't know how to solve it. I have such "thing" next to my knee (attached). I thought that it was eczema, so I tried to cure it by putting topical steroids on it. The problem is that after a course of topical steroids this "thing" gones, hovewer after ~ one week it emerges again and again.. Moreover, I had a skin biopsy, hovewer it didn't show anything direct (it can be from the scabies to dermatitis). My dermatologist says that I should try permethrin, as the result of skin biopsy isn't clear. I also went for a patch test, hovewer it was negative.

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    Well, not always, but it itches a bit..I feel a strange pain of skin than itching more often... And there has been only one patch of "eczema", hovewer after some time two more patches emerged... As I said, after applying corticosteroids it gets dry, but not dissapear - still the mark of "eczema" stays. And when I stop using corticosteroids "eczema" refreshes...

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    I made two more pictures to show you the more detailed view of this.I hope these photos will be more informative to you. Maybe you have any prediction? I would be very thankful even for any guess because I don't have any thoughts anymore. And i am very sick and tired of this because it lasts two or more years... Thank you in advance!

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      I also would like to point out that before this disease, I had an ACL surgery on the same leg twice. Maybe its related to this because it happens in the area of the scars left by the surgeons. 

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