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

Author: Mowafak Hamodat, M.D., MB.CH.B, MSc., FRCPC (see Authors page)

Revised:22 October 2018, last major update August 2011

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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 January 22nd, 2019.
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