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Meaning of NECROBIOSIS LIPOIDICA DIABETICORUM

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  skin disease marked by thin shiny patches (especially on the legs); often associated with diabetes mellitus
 
 Synonyms: necrobiosis lipoidica
 
 See Also: disease of the skin, skin condition, skin disease, skin disorder, skin problem

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A skin condition usually on the lower part of the legs. The lesions can be small or extend over a large area. They are usually raised, yellow, and waxy in appearance and often have a purple border. Young women are most often affected.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: This is a skin lesion on the anterior lower leg, in the form of a depressed yellow area with an erythematous nodular border. Although this is often seen in diabetics, it can be found in nondiabetic patients.
 

 

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