M35.6: Relapsing panniculitis [Weber-Christian]

The fatty tissue in various parts of your body has become inflamed.

There is fatty tissue beneath the skin, for example. If the fatty tissue beneath the skin becomes inflamed, small nodules may form below the skin. These nodules may be painful. The skin above the nodules may turn red. You may also have a high temperature and muscle soreness. This disorder can also affect internal organs.

In your case, the condition is recurring at intervals of weeks or months.

Additional indicator

On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.

  • G: Confirmed diagnosis
  • V: Tentative diagnosis
  • Z: Condition after
  • A: Excluded diagnosis
  • L: Left
  • R: Right
  • B: Both sides

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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