necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum


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Noun1.necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum - 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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necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum

n necrobiosis lipoídica diabeticorum
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Cutaneous manifestations such as diabetic dermopathy, necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum, syndromes of limited joint mobility are extremely important to the clinician as they are indicators of underlying chronic degenerative complications such as retinopathy, neuropathy and nephropathy and hence an "alarm bell to alert the physician".
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.