Diabetes mellitus and skin diseases in childhood

A. Montagnani, A. Tosti, A. Patrizi, S. Salardi, E. Cacciari

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The skin diseases observed in 41 children affected by type-1 diabetes and in 1,273 children unaffected by diabetes were compared to evaluate the dermatoses that are associated with type-1 diabetes. A high prevalence of vitiligo, psoriasis and herpes simplex infections was found in diabetics. These data are confirmed by statistical comparison.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-68
Number of pages4
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes


  • Herpes simplex
  • Psoriasis
  • Skin diseases
  • Type-1 diabetes
  • Vitiligo

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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