Low Molecular Weight Heparin Induced Bullous Hemorrhagic Dermatosis


Affiliations

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

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Heparin, Electrocardiograph, Bullous, Hemorrhagic Dermatosis.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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