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Bullosis diabeticorum. Report of a case with a review of the literature

J Toonstra
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 1985, 13 (5 Pt 1): 799-805
The case of a male diabetic patient with recurrent bullous lesions restricted to the hands is reported. Areas of spongiosis in the epidermis, as well as subepidermal blister formation, were observed in repeated biopsies. On electron microscopy, separation was seen at the level of the lamina lucida. No immunopathology was observed in involved skin. A review of forty-four reported cases of bullosis diabeticorum is given.

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