Necrobiosis Lipoidica is a skin condition defined as an inflammation of the outermost layers of the skin, seen to commonly occur in patients with other underlying health conditions such as Sarcoidosis, inflammatory bowel disease (such as Chron’s disease), or diabetes.
While this is a condition that is typically quite rare, more than half of sufferers can be seen to be diabetes patients.
Symptoms of Necrobiosis Lipoidica include shiny, dark red patches of skin that may grow in size or lighten in colour over time. This common develop on the lower legs, but can also be found on the arms, scalp, and face in some cases. While not typically painful or harmful to overall health, Necrobiosis Lipoidica can be a topic of insecurity for many sufferers, leading those dealing with the skin condition to seek out treatment that will help to resolve the issue. Birmingham Dermatology Clinic are on hand to help, offering a high quality of care as to treat the effects of Necrobiosis Lipoidica and restore your overall confidence.
How is Necrobiosis Lipoidica treated?
Luckily, Necrobiosis Lipoidica is a condition that will likely subside once the underlying condition is successfully treated, however, this skin condition may be seen to persist in some cases, leading those experiencing Necrobiosis Lipoidica to seek out other treatment options. Treatment can include:
• Steroid based creams
• Moisturiser creams
• Steroid injections
• Laser treatment
• Surgical Excision
If you’re looking for Necrobiosis Lipoidica treatment in Birmingham, get in touch with our highly qualified dermatologists today and book your free consultation. Dr Camilo Diaz is on hand to offer you with the best possible quality of care, helping to resolve any issues and provide great results. Get in touch today.
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