Popsickle Panniculitis

(redirected from Cold Panniculitis)
A rare condition characterised by inflammation of adipose tissue due to localised—intraoral—exposure to the cold, first described in a young child after ingesting a ‘popsicle’, a licked frozen snack food; the reaction is attributed to the more saturated nature of fats in children
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Cold panniculitis is inflammation of subcutaneous adipose tissue caused by direct exposure to cold.
Cold panniculitis in children and, rarely, lupus panniculitis can arise in the face.
Cold panniculitis in children: adiponecrosis E frigore of Haxthausen.