Temporary resolution of insulin requirement in acquired partial lipodystrophy associated with chronic graft-versus-host disease.
- Leslie Kimura,
- Griselda Alvarez,
- Ning Li,
- Anna Pawlikowska-Haddal,
- Theodore B Moore,
- Jacqueline Casillas,
- Kuk-Wha Lee
Pediatr Blood Cancer 2017 Jul 29;64(7). Epub 2017 Mar 29.
Florida Hospital, Orlando, Florida.
This is a case presentation describing a high insulin requirement that suddenly resolved in a patient with acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with stem cell transplantation complicated by chronic graft-versus-host disease. The patient was diagnosed with acquired partial lipodystrophy that did not require alternative therapies such as leptin or insulin-like growth factor 1. Read More