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Image Number 2424 (Erythema nodosum)

Nodule pink

Diagnosis: Erythema nodosum

Site: Leg

Sex: F

Age: 40


Description: Painful and tender nodules.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis


A middle-aged woman presented with painful and tender bilateral red nodules on the legs associated with bilateral knee and ankle joint pain of 2-3 weeks duration. Serological investigations and joint x-rays were normal apart from slightly increased ESR. Skin biopsy was consistent with EN. 

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