Diabetic Finger Pebbles


Papillomatous thickening occurs on the knuckles in a diabetic or in a patient with insulin resistance [Postgrad Med. 2000 Mar;107(3):209-10]. This is a variant of acanthosis nigricans.


No treatment is needed. See acanthosis nigricans for a general approach. A potent topical steroid may be given.

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