erythema nodosum

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skin condition characterized by tender red nodules on the shins and legs

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Reversal reaction and erythema nodosum leprosum are two reactional episodes that can occur in leprosy patients at any time during the disease.
Lofgren's syndrome is characterized by bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy, fever, arthralgias, erythema nodosum, and uveitis.
Hepatocellular carcinoma associated with paraneoplastic erythema nodosum and polyarthritis.
Erythema nodosum revealing oculoglandular tularemia.
The involved sites were as follows: skin (26 patients), peripheral lymph nodes (19 patients), liver and erythema nodosum (8 patients each), parotid gland (5 patients), spleen (4 patients), bone cysts (3 patients), lacrimal gland, uvea, orbita, optic nerve, arthritis (2 patients each), muscle and bone marrow (1 patient each).
Erythema nodosum (EN) was diagnosed, and another physician gave steroid treatment to the patient.
pseudotuberculosis infection in a child or staff member who attended a school that received lunches from the school central kitchen, or as abdominal pain and fever, or erythema nodosum with illness onset from March 8 through March 28, 2004.
THALOMID(R) (thalidomide) is indicated for the acute treatment of the cutaneous manifestations of moderate to severe erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL).
Seronegative spondyloarthropathy and dermatologic complications such as pyoderma gangrenosum and erythema nodosum, in particular, occurred significantly more often in current smokers and in those with prior appendectomy, and there was an even greater increase in occurrence in those who both smoked and had a prior appendectomy, said Dr.
In October 2001, she developed fatigue, fever, anorexia, and painful oral and vaginal aphthae and skin pustules, along with erythematous tender subcutaneous nodules of the lower extremities consistent with erythema nodosum.
The most common cause of erythema nodosum is a streptococcal infection of the throat, and may be a reaction to certain drugs, including sulphonamide drugs, penicillin drugs, and salicylate drugs (aspirin).
Skin lesions vary in size (3), typically affecting the lower extremities, but unlike erythema nodosum, they may migrate proximally over the arms and the trunk.
7), leprosy was associated with erythema nodosum leprosum.
It also is approved for the acute treatment of cutaneous manifestations of moderate to severe erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) and as maintenance therapy for prevention and suppression of the cutaneous manifestations of ENL recurrence.
They include bullous pemphigoid, erythema nodosum, vasculitis, bullous lupus, Wegener's granulomatosis, dermatomyositis, warfarin necrosis, cryoglobulinemia, cryofibrinogenemia, antiphospholipid syndrome, proteins C and S deficiencies, cholesterol emboli, polyarteritis nodosa, peripheral vascular disease, and subacute bacterial endocarditis.