Vascular, Lymphatic and Systemic Conditions

Picture of Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum

Picture of Necrobiosis Lipoidica Diabeticorum

Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum. NLD is a skin rash that occurs on the shins, most commonly on women. It usually looks like a discolored shiny scar with violet borders and can itch and scale. Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum is linked to blood vessel inflammation related to autoimmune factors as well as type 1 diabetes.

Image Source: © Richard Usatine, MD
Text Source: National Library of Medicine