Skin nontumor
Panniculitis
Lipogranulomatosis


Topic Completed: 1 August 2011

Minor changes: 14 July 2020

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PubMed Search: Lipogranulomatosis subcutanea of Rothmann and Makai

Mowafak Hamodat, M.B.Ch.B., M.Sc.
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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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