John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Wells’ syndrome associated with eosinophilic panniculitis presenting with multiple subcutaneous nodules Volume 28, issue 5, September-October 2018


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Department of Dermatology, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Toon, Ehime, Japan

Wells’ syndrome is a rare inflammatory dermatosis characterised by recurrent, erythematous plaques resembling cellulitis. Recently, a variety of clinical lesions have been reported, however, subcutaneous nodules are very rare. Here, we describe a patient with Wells’ syndrome who presented with multiple subcutaneous nodules that histologically exhibited eosinophilic panniculitis. The subcutaneous nodules spontaneously decreased gradually, however, typical skin lesions developed several years later.A [...]