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Panniculitis

  • Alan TyndallEmail author
  • Peter Häusermann
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Abstract

Panniculitis is classified by the biopsy: mostly lobular or mostly septal and with or without vasculitis. The commonest form is erythema nodosum, mostly seen on the lower legs and often associated with a known infectious agent trigger such as streptococcus or a system inflammatory disease such as sarcoidosis or inflammatory bowel disease. Other conditions such as neutrophilic dermatoses and necrotizing vasculitis may mimic panniculitis.

Keywords

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Erythema Nodosum Rheumatoid Nodule Neutrophilic Dermatosis Granuloma Annulare 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RheumatologyFelix Platter Spital, University Hospital BaselBaselSwitzerland
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyUniversity Hospital BaselBaselSwitzerland

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