Erythema Nodosum

The erythema nodosum (EN) is a specific form of panniculitis (panniculitis) and goes with druckdolenten, red or purple palpable subcutaneous nodules on the shins and occasionally at other locations along. It usually occurs in the context of a systemic disease, mainly streptococcal infections, sarcoidosis and chronic inflammatory bowel disease. The diagnosis is made based on the clinical picture and sometimes a biopsy. Treatment depends on the cause.

The erythema nodosum (EN) is a specific form of panniculitis (panniculitis) and goes with druckdolenten, red or purple palpable subcutaneous nodules on the shins and occasionally at other locations along. It usually occurs in the context of a systemic disease, mainly streptococcal infections, sarcoidosis and chronic inflammatory bowel disease. The diagnosis is made based on the clinical picture and sometimes a biopsy. Treatment depends on the cause. Etiology EN mainly affects people between 20-40 years, but can occur at any age. Women are affected more often. The etiology is unknown, and an immunological reaction is suspected, as EN often happens in the context of other diseases. The most common diseases are streptococcal infection (especially in children) Sarcoidosis Inflammatory bowel disease Other possible triggering conditions include (eg. Other bacterial infections (eg. As Yersinia, Salmonella, mycoplasma, chlamydia, leprosy, lymphogranuloma venereum) fungal infections as kerion , coccidioidomycosis blastomycosis, histoplasmosis) rickettsioses viral infections (z. B. Epstein-Barr, hepatitis B) medication (z. B. sulfonamides, iodides, bromides, oral contraceptives) hematologic and solid tumors pregnancy Behcet’s disease TB Up to one third of the cases, EN are idiopathic. Erythema induratum, a similar disease that manifests with lesions on the calves and classically affects patients with TB. Symptoms and complaints EN is a subspecies of panniculitis that manifests as erythematous, soft nodules or plaques, particularly in the pretibial region, and precede the fever, malaise and joint pain; it can also occur together with these symptoms. The lesions may be able to more easily by palpation than by inspection are identified and they can develop over weeks into areas that resemble the bruises. Erythema nodosum figure provided by Thomas Habif, M.D. var model = {thumbnailUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/erythema_nodosum_high_de.jpg?la=de&thn=0&mw=350’ imageUrl: ‘/-/media/manual/professional/images/erythema_nodosum_high_de.jpg?la = en & thn = 0 ‘, title:’ erythema nodosum ‘description:’ u003Ca id = “v37894812 ” class = “”anchor “” u003e u003c / a u003e u003cdiv class = “”para “” u003e u003cp u003eErythema nodosum is a form of panniculitis and goes with palpable

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