Blister

May 1, 2002
Dr James J. Nordlund
Dr James J. Nordlund

This huge blister developed spontaneously on the foot of a woman withdiabetes mellitus. There was no area of redness around the blister, whichnormally occurs with burns and inflamed lesions. Spontaneous blisters andother skin manifestations are common in persons with diabetes.

This huge blister developed spontaneously on the foot of a woman withdiabetes mellitus. There was no area of redness around the blister, whichnormally occurs with burns and inflamed lesions. Spontaneous blisters andother skin manifestations are common in persons with diabetes.(Case and photograph courtesy of Dr James J. Nordlund.)