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What is necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum (NLD)?

Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum (NLD) is a skin condition usually on the lower part of the legs. Lesions can be small or extend over a large area. They are usually raised, yellow, and waxy in appearance and often have a purple border.

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