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Skin manifestations of diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus is a multisystem disorder causing myriad complications. Skin manifestations occur in 30% of patients with diabetes at some stage of the disease. Skin manifestations of diabetes mellitus can be divided into four groups: Infections, skin diseases associated with diabetes mellitus, skin diseases directly related to diabetic complications, and skin complications resulting from antidiabetic treatments.
Dermatology in practice 2003; 11(1): 6–10
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