oa Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa - A case of generalised allergic reaction to human insulin : case report

Volume 9, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1608-9677
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1009



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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