Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

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


Sharad Ramdas1, Anita Ramdas2, Moses Ambroise2 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
Ramdas S, Ramdas A, Ambroise M. Insulin injection site dystrophic calcification with fat necrosis: A case report of an uncommon adverse effect .J Family Med Prim Care 2014;3:269-271


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Ramdas S, Ramdas A, Ambroise M. Insulin injection site dystrophic calcification with fat necrosis: A case report of an uncommon adverse effect . J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2014 [cited 2021 Mar 7 ];3:269-271
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