Difference between revisions of "Bullosis diabeticorum"

 
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*Discrete patch(es) of pruritic bullae, which usually erupt quickly.
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*Discrete patch(es) of [[pruritus|pruritic]] [[bullous rashes|bullae]], which usually erupt quickly.
  
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
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*May give topical [[antibiotic]] cream to prevent secondary infection
  
 
==Disposition==
 
==Disposition==

Latest revision as of 20:16, 27 September 2019

Background

  • Rare, idiopathic bullous rash seen in diabetics
  • Average age of onset is 55
  • 2:1 Male:Female ratio

Clinical Features

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Differential Diagnosis

Vesiculobullous rashes

Febrile

Afebrile

Evaluation

  • Rule out life-threatening etiology
  • Evaluate for nephropathy

Rash Red Flags[1]

Management

  • Supportive
  • May give topical antibiotic cream to prevent secondary infection

Disposition

  • Discharge

See Also

External Links

References

  1. Nguyen T and Freedman J. Dermatologic Emergencies: Diagnosing and Managing Life-Threatening Rashes. Emergency Medicine Practice. September 2002 volume 4 no 9.