Subcutaneous pseudomembranous fat necrosis: new observations.

@article{DazCascajo2002SubcutaneousPF,
  title={Subcutaneous pseudomembranous fat necrosis: new observations.},
  author={Carlos D{\'i}az-Cascajo and Susanna Borghi},
  journal={Journal of cutaneous pathology},
  year={2002},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={5-10}
}
BACKGROUND Pseudomembranous fat necrosis is a peculiar manifestation of necrosis of adipose tissue characterized by formation of pseudocystic cavities lined by crenulated membranes. The underlying mechanism for the formation of pseudomembranes is unknown and numerous hypotheses have been proposed. Despite divergent interpretations, most authors consider necrotic fat cells to be the anatomic substrate for the formation of pseudomembranes. METHODS A total of 341 panniculitides were reviewed for… CONTINUE READING
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