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Image Number 583 (Necrobiosis lipoidica)

 
Morphology:
Atrophy

Diagnosis: Necrobiosis lipoidica

Site: Shins

Sex: F

Age: 56

Type: Clinical and Histology

Description: An atrophic erythematous plaque on the leg

Submitted by: Surajit Nayak

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Differential Diagnosis

History: lady with a  long history of uncontrolled type-2 diabetes mellitus started developing this lesion 2yrs ago as a small papule, which gradually increased in size to attain its present dimensions.The histopathology was confirmatory.

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