Weber–Christian disease

Weber–Christian disease
Weber–Christian disease
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 M35.6
ICD-9 729.30
DiseasesDB 14055
eMedicine ped/2429
MeSH D010201

Weber–Christian disease (also known as "Relapsing febrile non-suppurative panniculitis") is a cutaneous condition characterized by recurrent subcutaneous nodules that heal with depression of the overlying skin.[1]

It is type of panniculitis.[2]


It is named for Frederick Parkes Weber and Henry Asbury Christian.[3][4][5]

See also


  1. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  2. ^ "Weber-Christian disease" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
  3. ^ synd/1117 at Who Named It?
  4. ^ F. P. Weber. A case of relapsing non-suppurative nodular panniculitis, showing phagocytosis of subcutaneous fat-cells by macrophages. British Journal of Dermatology and Syphilis, Oxford, 1925, 37: 301-311.
  5. ^ H. A. Christian. Relapsing febrile nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis. Archives of Internal Medicine, Chicago, 1928, 42: 338-351.

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