Erythema Nodosum

  • Kevin Panasiewicz, DO
  • Monica Gobrial, DO


Erythema nodosum is a type of inflammation of the fat tissue beneath the skin. It is a skin reaction that can be present from many different causes, as noted below. Your physician can diagnose this condition with a complete history and physical examination, although a skin biopsy may be needed in cases that do not present normally. Erythema nodosum occurs more often in women than men.

How to Cite
Panasiewicz, DOK., and Gobrial, DOM. “Erythema Nodosum”. Osteopathic Family Physician, Vol. 10, no. 2, Mar. 2018,
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