Disease Information for Panniculitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Atrophic subcutaneous/fatty deposits signs
Nodular rash
Painful fat pads
Skin nodules/Subcutaneous nodules
Subcutaneous nodules
Tender nodules
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Abdominal Fat-Pad tissue biopsy/abnormal
BX/Adipose tissue biopsy/abnormal
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
X-RAY
Xray/Calcifications Subcutaneous
Xray/Calcifications of soft tissue, multiple
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Thrombophlebitis, Superficial
Associated Disease & Complications
Panniculitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Vascular Small Vessel Disorder
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
CLASS/Fatty tissue/subcutaneous disorder (ex)
CLASS/Subcutaneous/Panniculus tissue disorder
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Hypersensitivity Vasculitis
Pathophysiology/Small Vessel Vasculitis
Pathophysiology/Subcutaneous manifestation/involvement
Process
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Allergy/immune (ex)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disorder (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Definition

General term for inflammation of adipose tissue, usually of the skin, characterized by reddened subcutaneous nodules.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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