Fat necrosis is a complication that may occur after injury to fatty tissue. It can create small lumps under the skin, which may appear similar to.
Evaluation with MRI and ultimately biopsy led to a diagnosis of fat necrosis. If this diagnosis had been considered with greater confidence.
Subcutaneous fat necrosis, though a rare phenomenon, can occur in patients it is an uncommon, self-limited panniculitis of traumatic origin, while in adults it is.
A year-old man with asymptomatic pancreatitis developed tender subcutaneous nodules with fat necrosis. These nodules were the sole clinical manifestation.
It typically affects young adults with a predilection for females. Vasculitis and zones of fat necrosis are absent in EN and frequent in EIB.