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Recent Insights On Diabetic Dermopathy



Rashmi Saxena Pal*, Pranay Wal, Yogendra Pal, Ankita Wal
Department of Pharmacy, PSIT, Kanpur, India


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Abstract

Background:

Diabetic dermopathy consists of small, round, brown atrophic skin lesions that occur on the shins of patients with diabetes. Its proper diagnosis is essential for proper management.

Objective:

The present study has been undertaken to study the complications, signs, symptoms, prevention and cure of dermopathy caused by diabetes.

Material and Methods:

Dermopathy was studied in brief with the help of literature available in the form of articles, various databases, medical news, etc.

Result:

Proper diagnosis and cure are necessary at early stages to prevent future complications associated with it.

Conclusion:

Diabetic dermopathy requires no treatment, but may be a surrogate for more serious complications of diabetes, which require investigation and management.

Keywords: Diabetes, Dermopathy, Lesions, Skin, Pretibial patches, Polygenic disorder.