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Image Number 296 (Heparin allergy)


Diagnosis: Heparin allergy

Site: Abdomen

Sex: F

Age: 64

Type: Clinical

Description: Indurated plaques with vesicles in the surface

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: This elderly lady had injections of low molecular weight Heparin into the abdominal wall for clotting prophyaxis.Unfortunately she developed an allergic reaction preumably to the Heparin rather than a preservative.

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