relapsing nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis
Weber-Christian syndromeA rare idiopathic condition that primarily affects adult females; it is a diagnosis of exclusion.
Crops of subcutaneous nodules on the thighs, abdomen, arms and breasts, accompanied by fever, local inflammation, rheumatic complaints (arthritis, arthralgia, myalgia), hepatosplenomegaly, abdominal pain and episcleritis.
Nonspecific; leukopenia, increased ESR, rheumatoid factor, cryoglobulinemia.
Erythema induratum, sarcoidosis, post-injection fat necrosis.
Symptomatic relief with corticosteroids, chloroquine, phenylbutazone.