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Image Number 1009 (Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum, NLD)


Diagnosis: Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum, NLD

Site: Leg

Sex: M

Age: 54

Type: Clinical

Description: Red, waxy, atrophic plaques.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


This diabetic man presented with several sharply but irregularly demarcated erythematous, indurated plaques on one of the shins of more than 2 years duration. The centers of most lesion were shiny and atrophic with waxy appearance. Many crusts and small ulcerations started to appear in some parts of many lesions.

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