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Erythema Nodosum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Erythema Nodosum
Tree Number(s)
C17.800.174.600.375
C17.800.229.413
C20.543.206.380.375
C25.100.468.380.375
Unique ID
D004893
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004893
Annotation
a drug eruption with inflammatory nodules; erythema nodosum leprosum (ENL) = ERYTHEMA NODOSUM + LEPROSY, LEPROMATOUS
Scope Note
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.
NLM Classification #
WR 150
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Erythema Nodosum Preferred
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