Necrobiosis lipoidica



necrobiosis lipoidica necrobiosis li·poi·di·ca (lĭ-poi’dĭ-kə)
n.
A condition, occasionally associated with diabetes, in which shiny atrophic lesions develop on the legs. Also called necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum.

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