Erythema nodosum in two patiens with pulmonary sacroidosis


Authors: L. Procházková 1;  R. Jančár 2;  J. Vlček 3;  P. Rotterová 4
Authors‘ workplace: II. interní klinika Lékařské fakulty MU a FN u sv. Anny, Brno, revmatologická ambulance 1;  I. interní – kardioangiologická klinika FN u sv. Anny, Brno 2;  Klinika funkční diagnostiky a rehabilitace FN u sv. Anny, Brno 3;  I. patologicko-anatomický ústav FN u sv. Anny, Brno 4
Published in: Čes. Revmatol., 14, 2006, No. 4, p. 169-173.
Category: Case Report

Overview

Erythema nodosum (EN) is a cutaneous reaction consisting of inflammatory and tender nodular lesions, usually located on the anterior aspects of the lower extremities. The disorder may be associated with a wide variety of diseases, such as infections, sarcoidosis, inflammatory bowel diseases, medications, malignancies and autoimmune diseases. About half of the EN cases are idiopatic. The authors present a case report of two young women with erythema nodosum, where the underlying condition was pulmonar sarcoidosis.

Key words:
erythema nodosum, sarcoidosis, panniculitis


Labels
Dermatology & STDs Paediatric rheumatology Rheumatology
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