Low Molecular Weight Heparin Induced Bullous Hemorrhagic Dermatosis


  • Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Department of Medicine, Imphal, Manipur, India
  • Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Department of Dermatology, Imphal, Manipur, India


Heparin-induced bullous hemorrhagic dermatosis is a rare, recently described side-effect of subcutaneous heparin injection. We present a case of a male patient with a bullous hemorrhagic eruption following the administration of subcutaneous LMWH. A diagnosis of Heparin-induced bullous hemorrhagic dermatosis was made by HPE (Histopathological examination) of tissue biopsy from the bullous lesion and the exclusion of other laboratory finding.


Heparin, Electrocardiograph, Bullous, Hemorrhagic Dermatosis.

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Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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