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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The differential diagnosis of pernio includes other cold-induced syndromes such as Raynaud's syndrome, cold panniculitis, cold urticaria, livedo reticularis, acrocyanosis, and chilblain lupus.
The differential diagnosis of pernio includes other cold-in duced syndromes such as Raynaud's syndrome, cold panniculitis, cold urticaria, livedo reticularis, acrocyanosis, and chilblain lupus.
Additional WBC-related complications that have been reported include a frozen limb (a frozen arm in a woman in Dallas in 2013, after a 3-minute session, manifesting as painful swelling, blisters, and third-degree burns--a more severe type of frostbite), and cold panniculitis (JAAD Case Rep.
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.