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Title: Erythema induratum - a hypersensitivity reaction to Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Authors: Leow, Liang Joo;Pintens, Sylvia;Pigott, Peter C;Whitfeld, Margot J
Affiliation: Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia.
Issue Date: 1-Jul-2006
Citation: Australian Family Physician; 35(7): 521-2
Abstract: Erythema induratum (also known as Bazin disease, tuberculosum, tuberculosis cutis indurativa and nodose tuberculid) is a rare condition that produces painful, firm, and sometimes ulcerated nodules on the lower legs. Distinctive and diagnostic histopathology comprises a septolobular panniculitis, necrosis, granulomatous inflammation and vasculitis.
Internal ID Number: 16820827
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Adult
Antitubercular Agents.therapeutic use
Erythema Induratum.diagnosis.etiology.therapy
Mycobacterium Infections.complications.diagnosis.drug therapy
Mycobacterium tuberculosis.immunology
Treatment Outcome
Tuberculin Test
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