A Case of Bilateral Acquired Localized Lipoatrophy


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Tanrlkulu O., YEŞİLOVA Y., Aksoy M.

Case Reports in Dermatology, vol.8, no.2, pp.185-188, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 8 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1159/000447256
  • Journal Name: Case Reports in Dermatology
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.185-188
  • Keywords: Lipoatrophy, Lipodystrophy, Steroid injection, INJECTIONS, CHILD
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

© 2016 The Author(s). Published by S. Karger AG, Basel.Lipoatrophy is characterized by inflammation and tissue loss in fatty tissue. This disease may be congenital or acquired, primary or secondary. Secondary lipoatrophy develops with infections, collagen tissue diseases, tumors and drug injections. In this report, we present the case of a 14-year-old female patient who developed lipoatrophy following intramuscular steroid injection to both buttocks.