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PPP syndrome is the extremely rare association of pancreatitis, panniculitis, and polyarthritis.
Most commonly affects middle-aged male patients with a history of heavy alcohol use 1,2.
In the majority of cases, abdominal symptoms are mild or absent, making correct diagnosis challenging 1,2.
- lower limb skin lesions (may also be trunk or upper limbs)
- polyarthritis, most commonly affecting the metacarpophalangeal, knee, and ankle joints
- intramedullary fat necrosis