J Clin Pathol 47:274-275 doi:10.1136/jcp.47.3.274
  • Research Article

Hepatic subcapsular steatosis in a patient with insulin dependent diabetes receiving dialysis.

  1. C J Burrows,
  2. A W Jones
  1. Department of Histopathology, Hope Hospital, Salford, Manchester.


      Fatty change confined to the subcapsular region of the liver is rare and has always been associated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis in insulin dependent diabetes. The case of a 41 year old man who died from the complications of his diabetes is reported.