Dermatological Complications of Diabetes Mellitus; Allergy to Insulin and Oral Agents

  • Ellen S. Marmur
  • Fiona R. Pasternack
  • Matthew C. Varghese


Longstanding diabetes and/or lack of “tight glucose control” over time may result in the development of complications affecting many organ systems, including the skin. In many patients, the first presentation of diabetes may be in the form of dermatitis. Therefore, recognition of skin manifestations of diabetes mellitus is an important aspect of the physical examination. Most cutaneous manifestations of diabetes are attributed either to chronic degenerative changes or to metabolic derangement.


Diabetic Neuropathy Lichen Planus Cutaneous Manifestation Acanthosis Nigricans Tight Glucose Control 
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  • Ellen S. Marmur
  • Fiona R. Pasternack
  • Matthew C. Varghese

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