Shiny, waxy patches on the shins

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Shiny, waxy patches on the shins
Shiny, waxy patches on the shins

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A 24-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes presented with recent onset of asymptomatic, shiny, waxy, round patches on her shins. Initially reddish-brown in color, the patches were now yellow. Each patch had a palpable peripheral rim and an atrophic center with visible telangiectasias. Recently, after the patient hit her leg on the corner of a table, a slow-healing erosion developed at the site. The patient reported no blisters or infection associated with the lesions. Additionally, she reported no retinopathy, microalbuminuria, or neuropathy.

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