Necrobiosis lipoidica

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What is necrobiosis lipoidica?

Necrobiosis lipoidica (NL) often starts as a dull, red, raised area, then progressing to look like a shiny scar with yellowish to red-brown color. The blood vessels under the skin may become easier to see. Sometimes NL can cause a break in the skin and may be itchy and painful.

Common symptoms reported by people with necrobiosis lipoidica

Common symptoms
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What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with necrobiosis lipoidica

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Who has necrobiosis lipoidica on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 3
40s 4
50s 2
60s 2
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 10

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 8
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from necrobiosis lipoidica patients who have completed their condition history
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