From Comox, British Columbia, Canada:
My 12 year old son, diagnosed with type 1 diabetes a year and a half ago, was recently diagnosed with chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis. His dermatologist and others he has been in touch with have not heard of a child having this. Have you seen a relationship between diabetes and chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis?
It has been reported in association with dermatomyositis and with autoantibodies to collagen. So, although it has not been recorded together with type 1 diabetes, there could be a link in terms of autoimmunity rather like there is with the various components of the Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type II.
Original posting 15 Oct 2001
Posted to Other Illnesses
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:26
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