Update on panniculitis

Robert G. Phelps, Toru Shoji

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Abstract

There is considerable confusion regarding the pathogenesis, nosology and treatment of panniculitis. This paper examines newer concepts in five types of panniculitis: i.e., histiocytic cytophagic panniculitis, erythema induratum, lipodermatosclerosis, pancreatic panniculitis and alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency panniculitis. Recent developments in etiology, pathogenesis, molecular techniques, and therapy are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)262-267
Number of pages6
JournalMount Sinai Journal of Medicine
Volume68
Issue number4-5
StatePublished - Sep 2001

Keywords

  • Alpha-1-antitrypsin
  • Cytophagic
  • Lymphoma
  • Pancreatitis
  • Panniculitis

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