M. Naseemuddin, N. C. Bhargava, G. Singh
Department of University of Garyounis, Benghazi, S.P.L.A.J. Medicine, Faculty of Medicine,
Garyounis Medical Journal Vol. 4, No.2. July 1981:45-47
Two hundred known diabetics were thoroughly examined for the presence of cutaneous abnormality and compared with observations in 186 controls. There was a very high prevalence of bacterial infection, tinea pedis, candida infection, and generalised pruritus in diabetics. Possible mechanisms of increased frequency of these disorders in diabetes is discussed.
Keywords: Diabetes and Skin Affections — Relationship and Incidence in 200 Diabetics