erythema nodosum

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to erythema nodosum: erythema multiforme, sarcoidosis
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.erythema nodosum - skin condition characterized by tender red nodules on the shins and legs
erythema - abnormal redness of the skin resulting from dilation of blood vessels (as in sunburn or inflammation)
ENL, erythema nodosum leprosum - an inflammatory complication of leprosy that results in painful skin lesions on the arms and legs and face
References in periodicals archive ?
Almost all the patients (93%) had erythema nodosum or periarticular ankle inflammation at presentation.
Other findings include tenderness/edema of hands and feet, hyperpigmented macules over the nose and cheeks, fixed drug eruptions, erythema nodosum, erythema multiforme, generalized urticarial eruptions, and flare up of pre-existing psoriasis and lichen planus (7).
Extrapulmonary manifestation of sarcoidosis was observed in two cases, one had erythema nodosum and another had uveitis.
She was diagnosed with erythema nodosum by the treating physician.
3) It has been rarely associated with oligoarthritis and erythema nodosum (EN) in the literature.
There was history of rhinorrhea with nasal crusting and epistaxis, pedal edema and erythema nodosum leprosum lesions, which he developed thrice during his 3-year course of illness along with constitutional disturbances that resolved spontaneously, healing with postinflammatory hyperpigmentation.
After 10 months of treatment with multibacillary multi drug therapy (MB-MDT); he had an unusual Type 2 lepra reaction (T2R) with constitutional symptoms, perichondritis, epididymo-orchitis, bilateral pedal edema and tender inguinal lymph nodes (Figure: 3); but without erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) and neuritis.
Try colchicine first to prevent recurrent mucocutaneous lesions, especially when the dominant lesion is erythema nodosum or a genital ulcer.
A 30-year-old male patient with arthralgia had a history of an erythema on his leg resembling erythema nodosum.
This case in consideration has presented as erythema nodosum leprosum manifesting as vesiculopustular eruptions proceeding to generalized gross necrotizing ulcerative lesions, which is a very uncommon occurrence.
Even though it is less frequent in women, they present a higher prevalence of hypersensitivity reactions erythema nodosum like (3).