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Question Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum association!

A patient on physical examination found to have clustered sclerotic lesion with center ulcer. It was diagnosed as Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum. Its associated with:

A. Ulcer
B. Hyperlipidimia
c. Diabetes
D. Granulomatous
E. Pigmentation
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B/ E ????

(never heard of it before!!)
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Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum association:

It is identified as sclerotic clustered lesion with central necrosis. Mostly on shin of tibia . Often associated with pigmentation, granulomatous and palisade arrangement of cells. Patient may be diabetic but not often. self resolution is seen otherwise puva and vit a is given for treatment. hyperlipidemia is not seen.
so the answer is B.hyperlipidemia
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so the question was It's not associated with , right???
i read the whole topic on medscape , still couldn't figure out your question...
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so the question was It's not associated with , right???
i read the whole topic on medscape , still couldn't figure out your question...
I found it hard to remember associatives , cause and tx...so i remembered it by following facts....so i thought of discussing it here......q was simple asking what u find in disease so all the other things u see with pathophy, cause ,physical examination but hyperlipidemia is not seen in association.......
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