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Disease Erythema Nodosum

Name Erythema Nodosum
Definition An erythematous eruption commonly associated with drug reactions or infection and characterized by inflammatory nodules that are usually tender, multiple, and bilateral. These nodules are located predominantly on the shins with less common occurrence on the thighs and forearms. They undergo characteristic color changes ending in temporary bruise-like areas. This condition usually subsides in 3-6 weeks without scarring or atrophy.
Categories Immune system disease | Skin disease
MeSH® ID D004893

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1. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Dermatitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Drug Eruptions Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Erythema Nodosum Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesSkin and Connective Tissue Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Skin Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Erythema Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Erythema Nodosum Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesImmune System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypersensitivity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Drug Hypersensitivity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Drug Eruptions Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Erythema Nodosum Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesChemically-Induced Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Drug Hypersensitivity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Drug Eruptions Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Erythema Nodosum Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Erythema Nodosum Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Erythema nodosum, familial
  Erythema nodosum, idiopathic
  Nakajo syndrome