1961
DOI: 10.1001/archderm.1961.01580130141023
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Necrobiosis Lipoidica in a Three-Year-Old Girl

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“…It seems to be more common in girls (at least 8 of 11 cases). Most lesions occur on the lower extremities (8–14) and in fact, lesions on the arms have been described in only one case (9). All the reported children had type I DM, except one case without DM (1) and one who had type II DM (14).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…It seems to be more common in girls (at least 8 of 11 cases). Most lesions occur on the lower extremities (8–14) and in fact, lesions on the arms have been described in only one case (9). All the reported children had type I DM, except one case without DM (1) and one who had type II DM (14).…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…More than half of patients with NLD have diabetes, but only 0.03% of patients with diabetes have NLD 3,4 with greater prevalence in type I than type II diabetes. Women are affected more often than men in a 3 : 1 ratio 5,6 and the condition appears in children as well as adults, the youngest reported case being 1.5 years of age 7–10 …”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…Women are affected more often than men in a 3 : 1 ratio 5,6 and the condition appears in children as well as adults, the youngest reported case being 1.5 years of age. [7][8][9][10] It has been suggested that NLD is related to diabetic microangiopathy. Patients with NLD often have diabetic retinopathy and diabetic nephropathy, suggesting a potential relationship to diabetic microvascular disease in the skin.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…The early onset ofthe disease in our patient is another peculiarity, since NL in childhood is an extremely rare event [4]. The early onset ofthe disease in our patient is another peculiarity, since NL in childhood is an extremely rare event [4].…”
Section: Paraproteinaemiamentioning
confidence: 47%
“…To our knowledge there is no case in the literature showing such an extensive debilitating form of NL. The early onset ofthe disease in our patient is another peculiarity, since NL in childhood is an extremely rare event [4]. Not so uncommon are lesions at other sites of the body than the lower legs, which are found in nearly 159r of cases of NL.…”
Section: Paraproteinaemiamentioning
confidence: 54%