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Scleredema Adultorum MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Scleredema Adultorum
Tree Number(s)
C17.300.550.750
C17.800.751
Unique ID
D012592
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012592
Annotation
induration of skin in diabetes
Scope Note
A diffuse, non-pitting induration of the skin of unknown etiology that occurs most commonly in association with diabetes mellitus, predominantly in females. It typically begins on the face or head and spreads to other areas of the body, sometimes involving noncutaneous tissues. Often it is preceded by any of various infections, notably staphylococcal infections. The condition resolves spontaneously, usually within two years of onset. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Buschke's Scleredema
Scleredema
Scleredema Adultorum of Buschke
Scleredema Diabeticorum
Scleredema Diabeticorum of Buschke
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Scleredema Adultorum Preferred
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