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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Other rare laparoscopic findings shown by diagnostic laparoscopy include abdominal tuberculosis, mesenteric panniculitis, and Meckel's diverticulitis, which together constituted less than 5% of the total cases.
The histopathologic features were identical to those found in post-steroid panniculitis in chil-dren and patients with subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn.
Other major adverse effects mentioned in the literature include injection site infection, allergic reactions, granuloma formation, Tyndall effect, soft tissue necrosis, panniculitis and permanent scarring.
Paraneoplatic erythema nodosum (EN) is a type of panniculitis that is observed idiopathically or secondarily to drugs, infections, and rheumatic diseases.
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.
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.
There may also be features of vasculitis and panniculitis (1) in some patients.
The differential diagnosis includes other types of panniculitis such as erythema nodosum, which may be associated with sarcoidosis, tuberculosis, and other infections.