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Image Number 2292 (Necrobiosis lipoidica)


Diagnosis: Necrobiosis lipoidica

Site: Arm,upper

Sex: F

Age: 48


Description: Atrophic plaque with waxy appearance.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A non-diabetic middle-aged woman presented with large, asymptomatic, irregular, red-brownish, atrophic plaque with shiny appearance with many foci of superficial ulcers and erosions on the flexor aspect of the upper arm of more than one year duration. Skin biopsy was consistent with necrobiosis lipoidica

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