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PEREZ ARMAS, Rubén; MILDRES CORTES ROS, Odisa  and  ESCALONA VELOZ, Rafael. Diabetic lipoidic necrobiosis. MEDISAN [online]. 2014, vol.18, n.2, pp.276-280. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 39 years female patient with diabetes mellitus type II who was admitted in the Dermatology Service of "Celia Sánchez Manduley" Teaching Clinical Surgical Provincial Hospital of Granma province is described. She presented, for more than a year, multiple lesions in the lower and higher extremities and trunk. Keeping in mind the results of the physical and complementary exams, including biopsy, she had a diagnosis of diabetic lipoidic necrobiosis. She was prescribed a treatment with triamcinolona and she had a favorable clinical course.

Keywords : woman; lipoidic necrobiosis; diabetes mellitus; secondary health care.

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