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1784020 tn?1314867916
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hi i am looking for abit of help i have skin lesions the drs thought it was pyoderma gangernosum but after been treated for 7 yrs for it they have now said it isnt and have no clue on what it is the call it a mystery skin disease  which they can not treat and i just have to live with it they are real sore and i need to be on morphine for pain after the blister goes the tissue dies and goes gangrene
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Are you a diabetic? Acral bulluous diabeticorum is my clinical impression .As  a differential diagnosis I would consider porphyria. Best wishes.
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Bullous it is. Spelling corrected!
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1784020 tn?1314867916
i am diabetic maatson drs havent suggested that have had lesions for 8 yrs over those yrs had about 60 of the lesions will ask him tomorrow ty
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Sure, and I feel this is the diagnosis.
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1784020 tn?1314867916
just read up on internet about it but i suffffer extreme pain uncontrolable at times my lesions last up to 2 to 3 months i will ask dr
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Although bullous disease of diabetes lesions often heal without significant scarring, they may be recurrent and also may lead to ulceration.[5] There have also been reports of osteomyelitis arising at a site of bullous disease of diabetes[6]


Tunuguntla A, Patel KN, Peiris AN, Zakaria WN. Bullosis diabeticorum associated with osteomyelitis. Tenn Med. Nov 2004;97(11):503-4. [Medline].
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1784020 tn?1314867916
ty maatson will look in to those
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Had a look at the new photos. A urine test for porphyrins is indicated.
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The higher prevalence of diabetes among those with porphyria than the general
population is well-known and well documented.
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And also certain anti-diabetic drugs may induce porphria cutanea tarda. Do consult your doc. Best wishes for speedy and complete recovery.
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