Histopathological features of fat necrosis in a new born closely resembles? (AIIMS Nov 2012)
|A||Steroid induced lipid necrosis|
|B|| Lupoid necrosis|
Steroid induced lipid necorsis
1). This is a q of panniculitis
2). It’s of two types Septal and Lobular (see below) .The commonest is E Nodosum
1). Panniculitis (With Vasculitis)
a. PAN, nodular Vasculitis, Churg-strauss syndrome
i. Traumatic, histiocytie cytophagic type.
2). Panniculitis (Without Vasculitis)
i. Erythema Nodosum
ii. S/C Gr Annulare, scleroderma.
i. Lymphocyte = lupus
ii. Eosinophil = eosinophilic fasciitis
iii. Histiocyte = cytophagic histiocytic panniculitis
iv. Foam cells = Weber Christian disease.
In this question we have to basically differentiate between Lobular and septal. Steroid induced panniculitis is a lobular panniculitis hence it is the answer