Erythema nodosum

Summary of Erythema nodosum
Erythema nodosum (EN) is an inflammatory condition characterised by inflammation of the fat cells under the skin, resulting in tender red nodules or lumps that are usually seen on both shins. It can be caused by a variety of conditions, and typically resolves spontaneously within 30 days. It is common in young people between 12–20 years of age.

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is a systemic mycosis that presents with erythema nodosum ("Desert bumps") and arthralgias ("Desert rheumatism").

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A 44-year-old African-American woman presents to your office with a persistent cough, fever, and weight loss. She reports trying self-medication with over-the-counter anti-tussives to no effect. She feels that her vision has decreased in recent months, and reports more joint pain without any increase in activity intensity. Labs results are shown below. Which of the following terms describes the most likely dermatologic condition you would find in this patient?

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