A CLINICAL STUDY OF MUCOCUTANEOUS MANIFESTATION IN DIABETIC PATIENTS

Dr. Ashvini Kumar, Dr. Ravindra Tiwari, Dr. Chandra Kant

Abstract


Background: Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease which leads to various mucocutaneous diseases. Aims and objectives: 1. To study mucocutaneous manifestation of diabetes mellitus. 2. To compare mucocutaneous manifestation in controlled and uncontrolled diabetes mellitus. Methodology: This prospective study was carried out on 200 patients with diabetes mellitus in Department of Medicine, Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College and Hospital, Ajmer, Rajasthan. Results: Out of 200 patients diabetic foot ulcers were present in 3% (6) cases, diabetic bullae, necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum, granuloma annulare respectively in 0.5% (1) case,1.5% (3) cases, 2%(4) cases, 2.5% (5) alopecia areata, 2.5% (5) Lichen amyloidosis, 1.5% (3) macular amyloidosis, 1.5% (3) vitiligo 1% (2) carbuncle, 1% (2) eruptive xanthomas, SLE in 0.5% (1) cases, systemic sclerosis in 1% (2) cases, localized sclerosis Morphea in 1% (2) cases, psoriasis in 1.5% (3) cases , Lichen planus in 2% (4) cases, yellow palms in 0.5% (1) case and pterygium unguis inversus in 0.5% (1) case. Conclusion: There are a diverse muco-cutaneous manifestation of diabetes mellitus of which some are specific and some are non specific. Study and careful examination of this disorder may be helpful in early diagnosis of diabetes mellitus.


Keywords


Cutaneous, Diabetes mellitus, Mucocutaneous, Hyperglycemia.

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