panniculitis

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Related to lupus panniculitis: erythema nodosum, lupus profundus

panniculitis

[pə‚nik·yə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the layer of subcutaneous fat, especially in the abdomen.
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Cold panniculitis in children and, rarely, lupus panniculitis can arise in the face.
8% of all cases of CLE that were diagnosed in Sweden during the study period, while lupus panniculitis and other less common forms of local LE comprised the remainder.
Patients frequently have more than one subset of cutaneous LE, as demonstrated by the frequent concurrence of discoid LE and lupus panniculitis, even in the same lesion.
During the indurated phase, conditions such as lupus panniculitis and graft-versus-host disease may be considered.
Axillary lesions related to underlying SLE also include reactive lymph adenopathy, lupus panniculitis (profundus), and ectopic axillary breast.