dermopathy


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dermopathy

 [der-mop´ah-the]
any skin disease; dermatopathy. adj., adj dermopath´ic.
diabetic dermopathy any of several cutaneous manifestations of diabetes mellitus.
thyroid dermopathy pretibial myxedema.

der·ma·top·a·thy

(der'mă-top'ă-thē),
Any disease of the skin.
Synonym(s): dermatopathia
[dermato- + G. pathos, suffering]

dermopathy

/der·mop·a·thy/ (der-mop´ah-the) any skin disorder.
diabetic dermopathy  any of several cutaneous manifestations of diabetes.

dermatosis

A generic term for any skin lesion which, without qualifiers and further information regarding location, timing, and patient details, provides no meaningful information to the dermatologist or histopathologist.

der·ma·top·a·thy

, dermatosis (dĕr'mă-top'ă-thē, -tō'sis)
Any disease of the skin.
Synonym(s): dermopathy.
[dermato- + G. pathos, suffering]

dermopathy

any skin disease; dermatopathy.
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By detecting the finding of diabetic dermopathy and other systemic findings of Diabetes Mellitus, we support the recent concept of using shin spot or diabetic dermopathy as a marker of internal complications.
At present, there is no treatment that can completely treat the functional and anesthetic problems of dermopathy and acropathy.
Gadolinium--A specific trigger for the development of nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy and nephrogenic systemic fibrosis?
Nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy (NFD) is marked by areas of tight, rigid skin and may progress to nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF), which is associated with scarring of internal organs.
More than half of patients with dermopathy or acropachy reported that they were current smokers, compared with 9% of patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
The syndrome commonly consisted of weight loss, weakness, thyromegaly, hepatomegaly, gross porphyrinuria, hypertricosis, and photosensitive dermopathy (4).
Contrast-free imaging is particularly important because gadolinium, the most common contrast agent used for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) exams, has been directly linked to a sometimes fatal disease that occurs in patients with renal insufficiency, called Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (NSF) or Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermopathy (NFD).
He also talked about distal symmetrical polyneuropathy, dermopathy as denervation of skin is common in diabetes mellitus.
Diabetic dermopathy (shin spots), although not pathognomic of DM, is considered as the most common dermatoses seen in diabetics affecting 7-70% of patients being more common in men over 50 years of age.