shin spots


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Related to shin spots: diabetic dermopathy

shin spots

The colloquial name for necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum. This condition is usually, but not always, associated with diabetes.
See: necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum
See also: spot
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Thus defining diabetic dermopathy as one or more shin spots results in higher sensitivity, lower specificity for the diagnosis of diabetes.
Diabetic dermopathy lesions or shin spots are harmless.