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  • Necrobiosis Lipoidica

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    Necrobiosis Lipoidica

    Necrobiosis lipoidica is characteristic but not diagnostic of diabetes. Lesions most often appear on the legs and begin as erythematous papules that develop into atrophic, waxy, and yellow or brown lesions.

    Image provided by Thomas Habif, MD.