Bullosis diabeticorum


Benign manifestation of skin disease in diabetic.

Rare, occurs in 0.5% of diabetics.

Affects patients with long-standing diabetes.

Patients usually have other diabetic complications.

Tend to occur on feet and lower legs, but can occur on fingers, hands and arms.

Bullae appear abruptly without trauma.

Fluid in Bullard clear and sterile and usually contain eosinophils.

Etiology unknown.

Diagnosis clinical.

Usually self-limited.

Bullae usually resolve within 2weeks and leave no scars.

Treated symptomatically.

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