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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 48-50

Diabetic muscle infarction


1 Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, GNRC Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India
2 Consultant General Surgeon, GNRC Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India
3 Chief Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, GNRC Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Gautam Rava
GNRC Hospital, Dispur, Guwahati-781 005, Assam
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/joas.joas_56_17

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Diabetic muscle infarction is an underdiagnosed and underreported complication of long-standing diabetes mellitus occurring in a middle-aged person with symptoms simulating infective or inflammatory condition most commonly involving the thigh muscles, legs, and arms, in decreasing order of frequency. Magnetic resonance imaging is the diagnostic modality of choice showing diffuse hyperintense signal involving the muscles and deep fascia on T2 images. It is a self-limiting condition which resolves simply by rest and analgesic; therefore, being aware of this condition is necessary to avoid unnecessary interventions.


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