Bullous ichthyotic erythroderma

► Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis

Synonym(s)

Bullous disease of diabetes mellitus; bullous diabeticorum; diabetic bullae

Definition

Non-inflammatory, blistering condition of acral skin in patients with diabetes mellitus

Pathogenesis

Possibly related to diabetic neuropathy or nephropathy; possibly associated with defect in anchoring fibrils

Clinical manifestation

Non-inflammatory vesicles and bullae, most commonly on the hands and lower legs

Differential diagnosis

Bullous pemphigoid; epidermolysis bullosa acquisita; porphyria cutanea tarda; burn; friction blister; blistering distal dactylitis

Therapy

No specific therapy

References

Basarab T, Munn SE, McGrath J, Russell Jones R (1995) Bullosis diabeticorum. A case report and

0 0

Post a comment