panniculitis


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panniculitis

[pə‚nik·yə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the layer of subcutaneous fat, especially in the abdomen.
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Pancreatic panniculitis associated with acinar cell pancreatic carcinoma.
The fat-ring sign in cases of panniculitis has been described to aid in differentiating sclerosing mesenteritis from other entities.
In addition to clinical pathologies associated with lung and liver disease, AAT deficiency has also been associated with necrotizing panniculitis and vasculitis, particularly Wegener's granulomatosis (Lonardo et al.
Other reported pancreatic disorders associated with panniculitis and arthritis include acute pancreatitis of biliary origin, ischemia and trauma of the pancreas, and exocrine and endocrine tumors of the pancreas (1, 4, 6).
Calcifying panniculitis associated with polcystic kidney disease and chronic renal failure.
Histopathological studies in patients with SC nodules secondary to treatment with a formulation consisting of apomorphine and sodium metabisulphite have recently demonstrated panniculitis in the absence of skin patch test response to either component in the formulation, suggesting that the skin response to apomorphine causes a delayed type-I hypersensitivity reaction.
The pattern of panniculitis in Mycobacterium ulcerans infection.
The range of dermatologic disorders treated with one of these drugs included sarcoidosis, Behcet's syndrome, hidradenitis suppurativa, vasculitis, pyoderma gangrenosum, pityriasis rubra pilaris, eosinophilic fasciitis, panniculitis, and scleroderma, said Dr.
Biopsy of the lesions revealed hyaline necrosis of adipose tissue and lymphocytic infiltrate compatible with panniculitis.
Our patient, a 57-year-old man, presented with cutaneous lesions in his legs, characterized by lobular panniculitis (PN) with fat necrosis and ghost cells.
They also suggest testing asymptomatic persons with identifiable risk factors who show persistent obstruction on pulmonary function testing, persons with unexplained liver disease, adults with necrotizing panniculitis, and siblings of AAT-deficient persons.
Puppin D Jr, Chavaz P, Harms M: Histiocytic lymphophagocytic panniculitis (Rosai-Dorfman disease): a case report.