was found in 6 (3%) patients having peripheral neuropathy in our study.
Cutaneous manifestations of diabetes are classified into four categories: Skin lesions with strong-to-weak association to diabetes (necrobiosis lipoidica, diabetic dermopathy
, diabetic bullae, yellow skin, eruptive xanthomas, perforating disorders, acanthosis nigricans, oral leucoplakia, lichen planus), infections (bacterial, fungal), cutaneous manifestations of diabetic complications (microangiopathy, macroangiopathy, neuropathy) and skin reactions to diabetic treatment (Sulphonylureas or insulin).
In literature, there are a few acropathy case studies reporting that acropathy develops independent of thyroid hormones without classical radiological findings, and it is not accompanied by the findings of ophthalmopathy and dermopathy
However, if you notice a sudden appearance of such spots, it may be a skin problem called diabetic dermopathy
of Graves' disease usually occurs over the dorsum of the legs or feet and is termed localized or pretibial myxedema.
In diabetic dermopathy
the lesions usually are greater than 4 cm in size.
Originally known as nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy
(NFD) because of its dominant cutaneous findings, the nomenclature was revised in recent years to reflect an increased understanding of its systemic effects.
Other manifestations include dermopathy
, present in 1-2% of patients, affecting pretibial area, feet or areas of injury.
The thyroid gland was nonpalpable and there were no specific signs of Graves' disease such as ophthalmopathy and dermopathy
Morgellons is a controversial condition referred to by the American Centers for Disease Control as unexplained dermopathy
The ailment, which is sometimes fatal, is called nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy
and has been reported in patients with weakened kidney function.
Morgellon's syndrome; evidence of a microorganism causing an unexplained dermopathy
The thyroid disease described by Robert Graves (7) and now known as Graves disease is part of a syndrome that consists of hyperthyroidism, goiter, ophthalmopathy and, occasionally, dermopathy
referred to as pretibial or localized myxedema.
You are unlikely to get a pathology report back from a general pathologist suggesting a clinical differential diagnosis of bullous pemphigoid, linear IgA bullous dermopathy
, and epidermolysis bullosa acquisita.
Although gadolinium has been widely used for several years, there is recent evidence that this agent plays a central role in the development of acute renal failure (ARF), nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy
(NFD) and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF).