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Tender Subcutaneous Nodules In A Female Patient-Is It Simple Panniculitis

Author(s): Rai Ranju | Handa Sanjeev | Bhanasli Anil | Reddy Rajeshekhar | Kochhar Rakesh | Singh Paramjeet

Journal: Indian Journal of Dermatology
ISSN 0019-5154

Volume: 45;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 138;
Date: 2000;
Original page

A 48 year old Postmenopausal woman with asymptomatic pancreatitis developed tender subcutaneous nodules with fat necrosis. Thus panniculitis may be the first presenting feature of an asymptomatic pancreatic disease. In any case of panniculitis detailed work up should be done to rule out underlying associated pathology. Treatment of Pancreatitis in our patient resulted in resolution of her skin lesions.
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