relapsing febrile nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis


relapsing febrile nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis
relapsing febrile nodular non·sup·pu·ra·tive panniculitis -.nän-'səp-yə-rət-iv-, -.rāt- n PANNICULITIS (2)

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a type of predominantly lobular panniculitis seen on the lower limbs and trunk, characterized by recurrent fever with single or multiple, erythematous, tender or painless subcutaneous nodules. The nodules resolve and usually leave a depression in the skin. It is most often seen in women and may occur alone or associated with other disorders. Called also Christian-Weber or Weber-Christian disease, nodular nonsuppurative p., and Weber-Christian p.

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