Drug-induced localized lipodystrophy

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Synonyms: Lipoatrophy caused by injected drug

Drug-induced localized lipodystrophy is a rare acquired localized lipodystrophy characterized by the appearance of asymptomatic well-demarcated variably sized depressed lipoatrophic lesions secondary to subcutaneous intradermic or intramuscular drug injection including corticosteroids insulin human growth hormone and antibiotics. Skin coloration may vary from white or hypopigmented to reddish pinkish or violaceous. Epidermal atrophy may be also present.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview. Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata. Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version June 2024

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