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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Necrobiosis Lipoidica

A granulomatous inflammatory process characterized clinically by patches that become yellowish plaques and that in time resolve with atrophy and telangiectases. The condition usually occurs in persons with diabetes.

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Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum

A granulomatous inflammatory process characterized clinically by patches that become yellowish plaques and that in time resolve with atrophy and telangiectases. The condition usually occurs in persons with diabetes.

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Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum: References

…a concise systematic review. Dermatol Reports, 7(2): 5749. Peckruhn M, Tittelbach J, Elsner P. (2017). Update: treatment of necrobiosis lipoidica. J Dtsch Dermatol Ges, 15(2): 151-157. Reid SD, Ladizinski B, Lee K, et al. (2013). Update on…

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Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum: Key Points

…with necrobiosis are at high risk of developing complex leg ulcers and the disease is a therapeutic challenge. Introduction Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum, also referred to as simply necrobiosis lipoidica (NL), is a rare granulomatous disease…

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Venous Stasis: Initial Evaluation

…Initial Evaluation Differential diagnosis Necrobiosis lipoidica Leukocytoclastic vasculitis Cellulitis Note: Cellulitis tends to be unilateral, not bilateral, and is accompanied by signs of systemic infection, such as fever and leukocytosis….

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Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum: Clinical Case

…e anterior shins He has slightly decreased sensation to monofilament testing on the soles of the feet bilaterally Diagnosis: Necrobiosis lipoidica—and other signs of diabetic end-organ damage (neuropathy) Attempt a KOH scraping to evaluate for…

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Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum: Treatment

…fliximab or adalimumab, but data on their use is just emerging and it is essential to weigh the risks and benefits. Pitfalls Necrobiosis lipoidica can look clinically and histologically identical to ulcerative lesions of cutaneous sarcoidosis….

Hyperkeratotic necrobiosis lipoidica

Hyperkeratotic necrobiosis lipoidica

…with necrobiosis lipoidica have underlying diabetes mellitus [2]. However, only 0.3% of patients with diabetes mellitus have necrobiosis lipoidica [7]. Diabetic patients with necrobiosis lipoidica do appear to have a higher rate of diabetes-related…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Necrobiosis?

…iforme, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, and phototoxic dermatitis. No histopathologist considers that circumstance to be “necrobiosis.” The term necrobiosis figures in the title of two cutaneous diseases, namely, necrobiosis lipoidica and…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Necrobiosis lipoidica

…lipoidica: only a minority of patients have diabetes mellitus. Br J Dermatol 1999;140(2):283-86. Rollins TC, Winkelmann RK. Necrobiosis lipoidica granulomatosis: necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum in the nondiabetic. Arch Dermatol 1960;62:537–43….

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