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Clinical Features of Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with diabetes for necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum (NLD).

Specialty:

Dermatology
Endocrinology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, complications

ICD-10:

E14.5

Description:

A patient with diabetes may develop necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum (NLD). Necrobiosis lipoidica may occur in nondiabetic patients, or it may precede the onset of diabetes by several years. The precise pathogenesis is uncertain.

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