Nummular dermatitis mimicking surgical site infection in a diabetic
Ganesh Singh Dharmshaktu
Various skin lesions are described in diabetic patients which require identification and specialist opinion regarding the management. Discoid or nummular dermatitis is commonly associated with dry skin and has been found in diabetic and non -diabetic population. Proper identification and exclusion of this lesion is sometimes required to avoid its misdiagnosis as superficial skin or soft tissue infection especially over a previous surgical site.