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Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2010 Sep;89(3):e39-40. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2010.05.019. Epub 2010 Jun 16.

Type III hypersensitivity to insulin leading to leukocytoclastic vasculitis.

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Clinical Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Campinas, DCM - FCM Unicamp, 13083-970 Campinas, SP, Brazil.

Abstract

Here, we report the occurrence of leukocytoclastic vasculitis as an outcome of type III allergy to insulin in a patient with type II diabetes mellitus. The diagnosis was made on the basis of anatomo-pathological examination of a skin biopsy.

PMID:
20557967
DOI:
10.1016/j.diabres.2010.05.019
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