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Vol. 3 - Num. 12

Clinical Reviews

Erythema Nodosum of tuberculous origin

L Seijas Martínez-Echevarría, MJ Seijas Martínez-Echevarría, C Rodríguez Romero, M.ª Jesús Esparza Olcinab, Eva Escribano Cerueloc


bPediatra. CS Barcelona. Móstoles. Madrid. España.
cPediatra. Hospital Universitario Niño Jesús. Madrid. España.

Reference of this article: Seijas Martínez-Echevarría L, Seijas Martínez-Echevarría MJ, Rodríguez Romero C, Esparza Olcina MJ, Escribano Ceruelo E. Erythema Nodosum of tuberculous origin. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2001;3:577-582.

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Abstract

It is related a erythema nodosum case of tuberculosis etiology in a maghrebian child. Erythema nodosum is a cutaneus reaction of tender nodular lesions. It is associated with a wide variety of disease process. Tuberculosis, an important cause in the past, is almost disappeard; however, in a high risk group for tuberculosis, as maghrebian inmigrants, Mycobacterium tuberculosis should still be considerated as a cause of the disorder.

Keywords

Erythema nodosum Immigrants Tuberculosis

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