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Dermatologic manifestations of diabetes mellitus: a review.
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PMID:  24286954     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Diabetes mellitus affects every organ of the body including the skin. Certain skin manifestations of diabetes are considered cutaneous markers of the disease, whereas others are nonspecific conditions that occur more frequently among individuals with diabetes compared with the general population. Diabetic patients have an increased susceptibility to some bacterial and fungal skin infections, which account, in part, for poor healing. Skin complications of diabetes provide clues to current and past metabolic status. Recognition of cutaneous markers may slow disease progression and ultimately improve the overall prognosis by enabling earlier diagnosis and treatment.
Authors:
Blair Murphy-Chutorian; George Han; Steven R Cohen
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Endocrinology and metabolism clinics of North America     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1558-4410     ISO Abbreviation:  Endocrinol. Metab. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2013 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800104     Medline TA:  Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  869-98     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA.
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