Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
On-line version ISSN 1806-4841
MINELLI, Lorivaldo et al. Diabetes mellitus and cutaneous affections. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2003, vol.78, n.6, pp. 735-747. ISSN 1806-4841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962003000600010.
Diabetes Mellitus is a metabolic disease that predisposes patients to several other diseases, notably cutaneous ones. The latter have different sources, although infections are the commonest. This article consists of a detailed revision of these disorders, evidencing their clinical aspects as well an adequate therapeutic approach.
Keywords : Skin diseases; Diabetes mellitus.