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2020 Jul 03

Clin Exp Dermatol

Comparison of Transepidermal Water Loss and Skin Hydration in Diabetics and Non-Diabetics.


Lai CK, Md Nor N, Kamaruddin NA, Jamil A, Safian N
Clin Exp Dermatol. 2020 Jul 03.
PMID: 32619023.


Pruritus among patients with diabetes mellitus is common and may lead to complex dermatological conditions if left untreated. Pruritus can be caused by increased transepidermal water loss (TEWL) and reduced skin hydration.