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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 138-139

Giant swollen leg in type 2 diabetes


1 Department of Endocrinology, Command Hospital, Panchkula, Haryana, India
2 Department of Surgery, Command Hospital, Panchkula, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
K.V.S. Hari Kumar
Department of Endocrinology, Command Hospital, Chandimandir, Panchkula - 134 107, Haryana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1687-7942.149572

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Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a common metabolic disorder with many short-term and long-term complications. Filariasis is a disfiguring disease seen mostly in tropical countries and is often resistant to all therapeutic interventions. We recently encountered an interesting patient with type 2 diabetes along with massively swollen right limb. We highlight the relevant differential diagnosis and plan to educate the readers about the occurrence of filariasis in diabetes.


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