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Cine y Pediatría 8
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Vol. 15 - Num. 60

Clinical Reviews

Erythema nodosum caused by Salmonella typhimurium

Emilio Orsola Lechaa, D Planchuelo Calatayudb, B Rosillo Corominaa, FJ Cañamares Barrosoa, I Cid Xutglàa

aServicio de Pediatría. ABS Santa Eulalia Sud. L'Hospitalet de Llobregat. Barcelona. España.
bMIR-MFyC. ABS Santa Eulalia Sud. L'Hospitalet de Llobregat. Barcelona. España.

Correspondence: E Orsola. E-mail: 8215eol@comb.cat

Reference of this article: Orsola Lecha E, Planchuelo Calatayud D, Rosillo Coromina B, Cañamares Barroso FJ, Cid Xutglà I. Erythema nodosum caused by Salmonella typhimurium. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2013;15:337.e157-e159.

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Abstract

Salmonella typhimurium is a rare etiology of erythema nodosum. This disease is characterized by painful nodules in legs, especially in the pretibial region, usually affecting general condition. The diagnosis is made by stool culture and the presence of diarrhea, after ruling out other problems with negative tests. Treatment is symptomatic.

Keywords

Diarrhoea Erythema nodosum Gastroenteritis Salmonella typhimurium

 

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