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2021 May 08

J Diabetes Investig

Multiple skin ulceration and itch-scratch cycle in a diabetic patient.


Murao S, Murao K
J Diabetes Investig. 2021 May 08.
PMID: 33963823.


Diabetic patients sometimes present generalized pruritus. Severe itching can cause an itch-scratch cycle, resulting in distress and impaired quality of life, but skin ulceration is a rare manifestation.