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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 269-271

Insulin injection site dystrophic calcification with fat necrosis: A case report of an uncommon adverse effect


1 Departments of? Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalapet, Puducherry, India
2 Department of? Pathology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalapet, Puducherry, India

Correspondence Address:
Sharad Ramdas
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalapet - 605 014, Puducherry
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.141633

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We report a case of an uncommon adverse effect of insulin injection resulting in hard subcutaneous swelling in the lower abdomen of a 47-year-oldfemale with type 1 diabetes. Extensive dystrophic calcification and fat necrosis was revealed on histopathological examination.


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