Erythema Nodosum

  • Kevin Panasiewicz, DO
  • Monica Gobrial, DO

Abstract

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.

Published
2018-03-01
How to Cite
Panasiewicz, DO, K., and M. Gobrial, DO. “Erythema Nodosum”. Osteopathic Family Physician, Vol. 10, no. 2, Mar. 2018, https://ofpjournal.com/index.php/ofp/article/view/561.
Section
Patient Education Handout(s)