necrobiosis lipoidica

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Noun1.necrobiosis lipoidica - skin disease marked by thin shiny patches (especially on the legs); often associated with diabetes mellitus
disease of the skin, skin disease, skin disorder - a disease affecting the skin
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The absence of diabetic thick skin and necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum (NLD) in the present study when compared to other studies,2,8,23 (Table 5) is mainly due to short duration of DM in the majority of the patients.
Some of the cutaneous markers of diabetes mellitus like necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum (NLD is a degenerative disease of connective tissue seen in almost 50% of diabetic patients.
Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum (NLD) is a disorder involving subcutaneous collagen degeneration that results in thickening of blood vessel walls, fat deposition, and the formation of granulomas.
Macaron NC, Cohen C, Chen SC, Arbiser JL: gli-1 Oncogene is highly expressed in granulomatous skin disorders, including sarcoidosis, granuloma annulare, and necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum.
La presencia de los granulomas de Miescher es constante en todos los estadios de la enfermedad (2), pero tambien se han descrito en otras entidades como el eritema indurado de Bazin, la necrobiosis lipoidica, el sindrome de Sweet y la enfermedad de Behcet (37).
necrobiosis lipoidica, a progressive condition normally associated with diabetics, five years ago.