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Necrobiosis Lipoidica

Published:September 12, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.08.029
      A 24-year-old obese woman with a 21-year history of poorly controlled type 1 diabetes mellitus presented with waxy plaques over both shins (Figure) with telangiectasias, central atrophy, ulcerations (right leg), and raised red/violaceous borders. The plaques had existed for more than 14 years.
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