Poststeroid panniculitis

poststeroid panniculitis

subcutaneous nodules developing in children within a month after withdrawal of corticosteroids given to treat the nephrotic syndrome or rheumatic fever; microscopically identical to subcutaneous fat necrosis of the newborn, the condition resolves spontaneously or with steroid readministration.

relapsing febrile nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis, nodular fat necrosis of a variety of possible causes.

Synonym: christian's disease, nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis, weber-Christian disease.

subacute migratory panniculitis, non-scarring plaques of changing configuration on the lateral aspect of one or both legs, of many months duration.

Synonym: erythema nodosum migrans.

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