nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis

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nodular nonsuppurative panniculitis nodular non·sup·pu·ra·tive panniculitis (nŏn-sŭp'yə-rā'tĭv)
Panniculitis having no known cause and characterized by recurring attacks of fever and the formation of tender subcutaneous nodules on the trunk and legs. Also called Christian's disease, Weber-Christian disease.

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