A case of generalised allergic reaction to human insulin

Peter J Raubenheimer, Naomi S Levitt

Abstract


Allergic reactions to insulin are distinctly unusual with recombinant human insulin. When they occur, however, they can be associated with severe symptoms, making it difficult to treat patients who are insulin-dependent. We report here on a patient with generalised allergy to human insulin who underwent successful desensitisation.

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JEMDSA: ISSN (Print): 1608-9677, ISSN (Web): 2220-1009


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