Dermopathy
Any disease of the skin. Synonymous with dermatopathy.
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- diabetic d. small macules and papules of the extensor surfaces of the extremities, most commonly the shins of diabetics, which become atrophic, hyperpigmented, and occasionally undergo ulceration with scarring; may be a manifestation of microangiopathy.

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der·mop·a·thy (.)dər-'mäp-ə-thē n, pl -thies a disease of the skin called also dermatopathia, dermatopathy

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der·mop·a·thy (dər-mopґə-the) dermatosis.

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