nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis

[nŏn-sŭpyə-rā′tĭv]
n.
  1. Panniculitis having no known cause and characterized by recurring attacks of fever and the formation of tender subcutaneous nodules on the trunk and legs.Christian's disease Weber-Christian disease
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