Erythema nodosum and erythema induratum (nodular vasculitis): diagnosis and management.

  title={Erythema nodosum and erythema induratum (nodular vasculitis): diagnosis and management.},
  author={Heidi M Gilchrist and James W. Patterson},
  journal={Dermatologic therapy},
  volume={23 4},
Erythema nodosum is the most common type of panniculitis; it may be due to a variety of underlying infectious or otherwise antigenic stimuli. The pathogenesis remains to be elucidated, but both neutrophilic inflammation and granulomatous inflammation are implicated. Beyond treating underlying triggers, therapeutic options consist mainly of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, symptomatic care, potassium iodide, and colchicine. Erythema induratum (nodular vasculitis) is a related but distinctly… CONTINUE READING


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