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Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum

Medically Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner, MD on April 26, 2022

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Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum. NLD is a skin rash that appears on the skins, most commonly on women. It usually looks like a discolored shiny scar with violet borders and can itch and scale. Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum is linked to blood vessel inflammation related to autoimmune factors as well as type 1 diabetes.

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