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Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum - leg

Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum - leg

Overview

Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum is a chronic skin disease characterized by shiny plaques that vary in color from light yellowish to reddish-tan. It is seen more commonly in women. Although the name implies diabetes and the majority of cases occur in diabetics, this condition can occur in individuals without diabetes.

Update Date 12/3/2007