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panniculitis

 [pah-nik″u-li´tis]
inflammation of the subcutaneous fat, characterized by development of single or multiple cutaneous nodules. See also steatitis.
nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis (relapsing febrile nonsuppurative panniculitis) Weber-Christian disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pan·nic·u·li·tis

(pă-nik-yū-lī'tis),
Inflammation of subcutaneous adipose tissue.
[panniculus + G. -itis, inflammation]
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panniculitis

Adipositis Medtalk Inflammation of the subcutaneous fat, which may extend to the connective tissue septae. See Eosinophilic panniculitis, Popsickle panniculitis.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

pan·nic·u·li·tis

(pă-nik'yū-lī'tis)
Inflammation of subcutaneous adipose tissue.
[panniculus + G. -itis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

panniculitis

Inflammation and NECROSIS of the layer of fat under the skin especially in the abdomen. Nodular formation is common. Panniculitis is associated with trauma especially the trauma of repeated injections. It is also associated with a range of pancreatic disorders, including pancreatic cancer, and with multiple joint disorders (polyarthropathy). On microscopic examination, nodules of panniculitis show empty (‘ghost’) fat cells.
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Panniculitis

Inflammation of fatty tissue.
Mentioned in: Erythema Nodosum
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(12.) Nyberg L, Bjork J, Bjorkdahl P, Ekberg O, Sjoberg K, Vigren L Sclerosing mesenteritis and mesenteric panniculitis - clinical experience and radiological features.
The use of gamma globulin during acute phase can help alleviate the disease.[2],[5] Till now, the case of nodular panniculitis accompanied by HLH is rarely reported.
Mesenteric panniculitis can be diagnosed with same findings as a large abdominal mass.
Lupus-like panniculitis in a patient with autoimmune polyendocrinopathy-candidiasisectodermal dystrophy (APECED).
CT findings in sclerosing mesenteritis (panniculitis): spectrum of disease.
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One day later, an incisional biopsy taken from the subcutaneous nodule over the leg showed panniculitis with small- to medium-sized vasculitis (Figure 1).
In these three patients the diagnosis of basidiobolomycosis was histologically suggested, based on the presence of a very hard panniculitis with a significant scleroinflammatory response (lymphocytes, histiocytes, eosinophiles, and giant cells), few septate hyphae, and the presence of the Splendore-Hoeppli phenomenon.
One patient suffered from a systemic disease including aortitis, meningitis, panniculitis, and seronegative arthritis and achieved clinical remission with tocilizumab after failed treatment with high dosage of prednisone, methotrexate, cyclosporine, azathioprine, and adalimumab [50].
(4) A clinical history of autoimmune disease, (7,10) lupus erythematosus panniculitis, (7,10) and the presence of indurated violaceous plaques (7) or subcutaneous nodules (8,15) is associated with the diagnosis of subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma.
LE-specific cutaneous involvement includes acute cutaneous LE with its localized and generalized forms, subacute cutaneous LE with its annular and papulosquamous forms, and chronic cutaneous LE including discoid LE, lupus panniculitis, and chilblain lupus.