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Nodular non-suppurative panniculitis

Disease definition

A rare skin disorder characterized by recurring inflammation in the subcutaneous layer of fat.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Idiopathic lobular panniculitis
    • Idiopathic nodular panniculitis
    • Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome
    • Relapsing febrile nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis
    • Relapsing febrile nodular panniculitis
    • WCD
    • Weber-Christian disease
    • Weber-Christian panniculitis
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: M35.6
  • ICD-11: EF00.Y
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0030328
  • MeSH: D010201
  • GARD: 7879
  • MedDRA: 10047883

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