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Cutaneous siderosis

29 yr old female developed this patch after a test dose of iron injection 4 months back on her forearm . In due course it's size increased a bit and there is mild pain when pressed. Plz suggest your valuable opinion.

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Absolutely it is a c/o cutaneous siderosis due to test dose of iron Icepacks NSAIDs Nothing more is needed It will subside its own If you see infection you can use broadspectrum antibiotics

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? Cutaneous siderosis

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May be abscess on post injection ..not an uncommon it may be due to giving inj not in proper sterile condition or sometimes spontaneous it may happen..4month so explore and excise if any loculated pus pocket after confirming with HR-USG

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Absolutely it is a c/o cutaneous siderosis due to test dose of iron Icepacks NSAIDs Nothing more is needed It will subside its own If you see infection you can use broadspectrum antibiotics

Thanx dr Kalyani Bulange
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? INJECTION ABSCESS.. ? CUTANEOUS SIDEROSIS ..

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Local reaction to iron Steroid oint

Thank you,Doctor
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CUTAENEOUS SIDEROSIS

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Cutaneous Siderosis

Pt has been given only test dose. How is this much Fe deposition possible

Agreed with Dr.Partha Sarathi Sahana Sir.

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