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Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome

Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome: Introduction

Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome: A rare skin disorder characterized by recurring inflammation of the fatty layer of the skin and the development of nodules which can vary in size from 1 to 2 cm. The face and hands are not usually affected and the legs and feet tend to be the most commonly affected. The condition tends to reoccur within weeks or months. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome

Treatments for Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome

  • Treatment usually only involves supportive and symptomatic measures but NSAID's and systemic steroids may help in some cases
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Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome

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Misdiagnosis and Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome

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Definitions of Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome:

A form of panniculitis characterized by recurrent episodes of fever accompanied by the eruption of single or multiple erythematous subcutaneous nodules on the lower extremities. They normally resolve, but tend to leave depressions in the skin. The condition is most often seen in women, alone or in association with other disorders. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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  1. Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Complications
 

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