No aggressive surgical therapy is usually needed in young patients with post-injection lipoatrophy, due to its benign, self-healing clinical course. Here is reported the case of a 5-year-old girl who developed a severe subcutaneous atrophy with centrifugal extension in the gluteal region at the site of intramuscular injection of lincomycin plus dexamethasone. The lesions regressed almost completely 6 months later.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||European Journal of Pediatric Dermatology|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 2012|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health