Sclerosing panniculitis. A clinicopathologic assessment.

  title={Sclerosing panniculitis. A clinicopathologic assessment.},
  author={Joseph Lucius Jorizzo and Wain L. White and Michael D Zanolli and Kenneth E. Greer and Alvin R Solomon and R L Jetton},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  volume={127 4},
Six patients with well-circumscribed, indurated, inflammatory plaques of the lower extremity are described. Incisional biopsy specimens in each patient revealed fat necrosis, sclerosis, and a lobular panniculitis. These patients are similar to those described under the designations hypodermitis sclerodermaformis or lipodermatosclerosis. The name sclerosing panniculitis is proposed to unify these conditions. The pathogenesis is unknown, although a role for venous stasis or previous… CONTINUE READING


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