Immunity and diabetes is a complicated subject and many skin-related problems may be involved. From the clinician's standpoint, there are fi ve dermatologic conditions related to immunity and diabetes that need special note: The diabetic foot, mucormycosis, necrotizing fasciitis, candidiasis, and recurrent cellulitis of the lower extremities. These illnesses seem uniquely associated with diabetic immune dysregulation.

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Department of Dermatology

Atiq, N, & Thio, H.B. (2014). Skin disorders in immunocompromised diabetes patients. doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-6479-1_1