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What is Weber-Christian disease?

What is Weber-Christian disease?

  • Weber-Christian disease: A rare skin disorder characterized by recurring inflammation of the fatty layer of the skin and the development of nodules.
  • Weber-Christian disease: 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.
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Weber-Christian disease: Introduction

Types of Weber-Christian disease:

Broader types of Weber-Christian disease:

How serious is Weber-Christian disease?

Prognosis of Weber-Christian disease: spontaneous regression usually after a few weeks then frequent relapses occur within months or years
Complications of Weber-Christian disease: see complications of Weber-Christian disease

What causes Weber-Christian disease?

Causes of Weber-Christian disease: see causes of Weber-Christian disease

What are the symptoms of Weber-Christian disease?

Symptoms of Weber-Christian disease: see symptoms of Weber-Christian disease

Complications of Weber-Christian disease: see complications of Weber-Christian disease

Can anyone else get Weber-Christian disease?

More information: see contagiousness of Weber-Christian disease
Inheritance: see inheritance of Weber-Christian disease

Weber-Christian disease: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Weber-Christian disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Weber-Christian disease: Internist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Weber-Christian disease.
Treatments for Weber-Christian disease: see treatments for Weber-Christian disease
Research for Weber-Christian disease: see research for Weber-Christian disease

Name and Aliases of Weber-Christian disease

Main name of condition: Weber-Christian disease

Other names or spellings for Weber-Christian disease:

Weber-Christian panniculitis, Pfeifer-Weiber-Christian syndrome, nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis, spondylopanniculitis, idiopathic nodular panniculitis, Relapsing febrile nodular panniculitis

Nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis, Pfeiffer-Weber-Christian syndrome, Relapsing febrile nodular panniculitis Source - Diseases Database

Weber-Christian disease: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Weber-Christian disease:

 

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