Diabetic bullae


  • Raman Bhutani Department of Dermatology, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Hull York Medical School, UK
  • Shernaz Walton Department of Dermatology, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Hull York Medical School, UK




Bullosis diabeticorum is an uncommon dermatologicamanifestation of diabetes. Bullae can appear spontaneously in diabetic patients. The majority of patients have pre-existing complications such as nephropathy and neuropathy. The condition is generally self-limiting and the diagnosis is often made clinically with, the appearance of painless, tense blisters arising from non-inflamed skin.


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