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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Relapsing febrile nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis (Weber-Christian Disease).
Small intestinal involvement can be found in Churg-Strauss syndrome [31-34], systemic lupus erythematosus [35], Buerger's disease [36], Wegener's granulomatosis [37], Weber-Christian disease [38], and systemic sclerosis [39].
The differential diagnosis of a cardiac mass with features similar to CSH includes genetic storage disorders, adult rhabdomyoma, Weber-Christian disease, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, Rosai-Dorfman disease, Erdheim-Chester disease, or cardiac inflammatory myofibroblastic tumor.