Skin inflammatory (nontumor)
Panniculitis
Lipogranulomatosis subcutanea of Rothmann and Makai


Topic Completed: 1 August 2011

Minor changes: 2 April 2019

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PubMed Search: Lipogranulomatosis subcutanea of Rothmann and Makai

Mowafak Hamodat, M.B.Ch.B., M.Sc.
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Cite this page: Hamodat M Lipogranulomatosis subcutanea of Rothmann and Makai. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skinnontumorlipogranulomatosis.html. Accessed May 27th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Subcutaneous nodules on the trunk and extremities which undergo spontaneous involution, and are not associated with systemic symptoms
Treatment
  • No effective treatment
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Lipogranulomas of subcutis, but not in crops
Differential diagnosis
  • Weber-Christian disease: appears in crops; associated with fever and malaise
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