ROBERT FRIEDENBERG, M.D., F.A.C.P.
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Originally described by Pfeiffer in 1892, and its nosology more clearly defined by Weber in 1925 and Christian in 1928, chronic relapsing non-suppurative panniculitis must today be considered an infrequently recognized or reported syndrome rather than a rare one. The condition manifests itself more commonly in females than in males. It is seen from infancy to old age but more frequently in the age group from 20 to 40. Although it has recently been stated that it has never been reported in the Negro race,1 Johnson and Plice in 19492 did report a case of Weber-Christian's disease in a colored
FRIEDENBERG R. WEBER-CHRISTIAN'S DISEASE: A REPORT OF TWO CASES1. Ann Intern Med. 1953;38:528–532. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-3-528
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(3):528-532.
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