erythema nodosum


erythema nodosum
Eruption of pink or red nodules, usually on the lower limbs as a result of infection with any of a range of bacteria, viruses or fungi. Often associated with IBD and in some parts of the world is commonly associated with lepromatous leprosy.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Erythema nodosum — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 L52 Erythema nodosum …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • erythema nodosum — noun skin condition characterized by tender red nodules on the shins and legs • Hypernyms: ↑erythema • Hyponyms: ↑erythema nodosum leprosum, ↑ENL * * * nōˈdōsəm noun Etymology: New Latin …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Erythema nodosum — Erythema contusiforme (fachsprachlich); Dermatitis contusiforme (fachsprachlich); Knotenrose …   Universal-Lexikon

  • erythema nodosum leprosum — noun an inflammatory complication of leprosy that results in painful skin lesions on the arms and legs and face • Syn: ↑ENL • Hypernyms: ↑erythema nodosum • Part Holonyms: ↑leprosy, ↑Hansen s disease …   Useful english dictionary

  • erythema nodosum leprosum — the type 1 kind of lepra reaction; it resembles an Arthus reaction, and usually occurs during chemotherapy for lepromatous or borderline lepromatous leprosy, although occasionally it appears spontaneously. It is usually characterized by… …   Medical dictionary

  • erythema nodosum migrans — subacute nodular migratory panniculitis …   Medical dictionary

  • Chronic erythema nodosum — (also known as Erythema nodosum migrans, [1] Subacute migratory panniculitis of Vilanova and Piñol ,[1] and Subacute nodular migratory panniculitis [2]) is a form of septal panniculitis that is much less common than acute erythema nodosum.[1]:488 …   Wikipedia

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