Panniculitis - thigh

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


37 / M. C/o Pain in left anterior thigh - 5 days. O/E - Redness, increased local temperature and diffuse swelling present.




Case Discussion

US - Diffuse increased echogenesity of subcutaneous fat is seen in left thigh. Approximate extension was 15 cm cranio-caudally; 7 cm axially.

No dilated lymphatic channels / collection.

Underlying muscles ( No image Uploaded ) revealed normal echopattern.

Deep or superficial venous thombosis of thigh was ruled out.

Reactive nodes were present in left inguinal region.

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Case information

rID: 12621
Published: 25th Dec 2010
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
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