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Erythema nodosum, a case report

Authors:

Agüero Orgaz Da, Cubero Sobrados MCb, Martín Gordo Oc

aMédico de Familia. CS Orcasitas. Madrid. España.
bPediatra. CS Orcasitas. Madrid. España.
cMédico de Familia. CS Orcasitas. Madrid. España.

Correspondence: D Agüero. Email: davidorgaz@hotmail.com

Reference of this article.:

Agüero Orgaz D, Cubero Sobrados MC, Martín Gordo O. Eritema nodoso, a propósito de un caso. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2009;11:451-6.

Published in Internet: 30/09/2009

Abstract:

The erythema nodosum is a septal panniculitis without vasculitis that is characterized clinically by the appearance of inflammatory and painful cutaneous nodules that affect predominantly to the pretibial surface of the low extremities, though it can appear in other locations.

It prevails in women between 15 and 30 years of age, in spring and the end of winter. The aetiology is multiple.

We present the clinical case of a fifteen-years-old patient with clinical characteristics compatible with a biopsy-proven erythema nodosum.

Keywords: Erythema nodosum. Inflammation. Panniculitis.


 


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