Weber-Christian disease


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Weber-Christian disease

[′vā·bər ′kris·chən di‚zēz]
(medicine)
Febrile, relapsing, nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis.
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Multiple names have been used for this entity, including mesenteric panniculitis, retractile or liposclerotic mesenteritis, mesenteric Weber-Christian disease, and xanthogranulomatous mesenteritis.