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- n. inflammation of the panniculus adiposus, or subcutaneous adipose tissue
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Trisha Torrey, an author and patient advocate in Baldwinsville, N.Y., tells how her life was ruined with a too-hasty diagnosis of subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma.
The diagnosis and therapy of this rare type of panniculitis is still controversial and will be discussed in this article.
Finally, a biopsy from one of the nodules revealed lobular panniculitis with mixed cell infiltrate, which was conformable only with PWCD, after excluding several differential diagnoses.
It's all based on popsicle panniculitis in children who have had an iced lolly (UK description!) in their mouths for a prolonged time, and they will develop a localized area of fat depression in their cheeks … ..