Incidence of bullosis diabeticorum--a controversial cause of chronic foot ulceration.

@article{Larsen2008IncidenceOB,
  title={Incidence of bullosis diabeticorum--a controversial cause of chronic foot ulceration.},
  author={Kirsten Larsen and Torben Ren Jensen and Tonny Karlsmark and Per Evald Holstein},
  journal={International wound journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={
          591-6
        }
}
Bullosis diabeticorum (BD) is considered a rare and relatively harmless skin manifestation with tense blisters appearing rapidly and mostly on the feet. Most papers report only a few cases and the cause of the blisters is not known. We have experienced that the lesions are not so rare and may turn into chronic foot ulcers with complications. Retrospective study of 25 consecutive patients with 35 outbreaks and 93 bullae in a population of 5000 people with diabetes treated during a 3-year period… CONTINUE READING
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