What is panniculitis?
Panniculitis is inflammation in the layer of fat under your skin.
Panniculitis has many causes, including infection, the cold, and injury
Symptoms include tender, red bumps under your skin
There's no treatment, but doctors may give you medicines to ease symptoms
What causes panniculitis?
The most common cause is:
Other causes include:
What are the symptoms of panniculitis?
Large, tender, red skin bumps, usually on your legs or arms
Joint and muscle pain
How can doctors tell if I have panniculitis?
Doctors can tell you have panniculitis by examining you. To know for certain, doctors may do a biopsy (taking out a little piece of tissue to look at under a microscope).
How do doctors treat panniculitis?
Doctors treat panniculitis with: