HAROLD Z. POMERANTZ, M.D.; MORRIS A. SIMON, M.D.
The rarity of relapsing, febrile, nodular, nonsuppurative panniculitis, as well as its unknown etiology and its resistance to any specific therapy, makes every case worthy of comment and possible analysis.
The case reported is of particular interest because of its onset with a single, small nodule, which made the initial diagnosis extremely difficult. The response to prednisone during six months of therapy is another feature worth noting, since only a limited number of cases reported in the literature1, 2, 3 have been so treated.
A 21 year old white male was admitted to hospital December 29, 1955, with
POMERANTZ HZ, SIMON MA. AN UNUSUAL CASE OF WEBER-CHRISTIAN SYNDROME(AN UNUSUAL CASE OF WEBER-CHRISTIAN SYNDROME*). Ann Intern Med. 1957;47:1251–1256. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-6-1251
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;47(6):1251-1256.
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