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Skin-nontumor / Clinical Dermatology

Other dermatoses

Lipogranulomatosis subcutanea of Rothmann and Makai


Reviewer: Mowafak Hamodat, MB.CH.B, MSc., FRCPC, Eastern Health, St. Johns, Canada (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 1 August 2011, last major update August 2011
Copyright: (c) 2002-2011, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Definition
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● Subcutaneous nodules on the trunk and extremities which undergo spontaneous involution, and are not associated with systemic symptoms

Treatment
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● No effective treatment

Micro description
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● Lipogranulomas of subcutis, but not in crops

Differential diagnosis
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Weber-Christian disease: appears in crops; associated with fever and malaise

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