Cold Panniculitis Treatment & Management

Updated: May 14, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Treatment

Medical Care

In most instances, cold panniculitis (CP) is a self-limiting disorder and requires only symptomatic relief. Many patients recover if slow rewarming is achieved. Topical therapies are unlikely to penetrate sufficiently to be effective, and systemic agents are required. [23]