[Sweet syndrome and erythema nodosum in ulcerative colitis, refractory to steroids: successful treatment with tacrolimus].

@article{Fellermann2001SweetSA,
  title={[Sweet syndrome and erythema nodosum in ulcerative colitis, refractory to steroids: successful treatment with tacrolimus].},
  author={Klaus Fellermann and Burkhard Rudolph and Thomas Witthoeft and Klaus Richard Herrlinger and Michael Tronnier and Diether Ludwig and Eduard F Stange},
  journal={Medizinische Klinik},
  year={2001},
  volume={96 2},
  pages={105-8}
}
BACKGROUND Inflammatory bowel disease is accompanied by cutaneous manifestations in about 10% of cases. Erythema nodosum and pyoderma gangraenosum are most frequently observed, which often subside on treatment of the underlying disease. CASE REPORT A 30-year-old male with a history of long-standing ulcerative colitis experienced an acute attack despite treatment with azathioprine. Further he noticed dull red, elevated and tender maculae on the forelegs. A disseminated and papulosquamous… CONTINUE READING