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Image Number 2488 (Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum, NLD)


Diagnosis: Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum, NLD

Site: Shins

Sex: M

Age: 45


Description: Atrophic waxy red-yellowish plaque.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A middle-aged man with type II diabetes mellitus since 5 years presented with an irregular, large, shiny and waxy atrophic plaque with yellowish-brown hue and surface telangiectasia on the shin of more than three years duration. Many atrophic small rounded scars are seen in the middle part of the plaque due to previous ulcerations.  

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