April Armstrong, Author at The Cardiology Advisor

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Erythema Induratum (Erythema induratum of Bazin, Nodular Vasculitis)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Erythema induratum (also referred to as erythema induratum of Bazin (EIB) or nodular vasculitis) is a chronic nodular skin disease that is thought to represent a hypersensitivity response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis or its antigens. Erythema induratum classically presents during early…

Phrynoderma

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Patients may describe a prolonged history of poor dietary intake, or medical or surgical causes of poor nutrition, such as pancreatic insufficiency, previous small-bowel bypass surgery, and inflammatory bowel disease. Phrynoderma classically presents after a period of poor nutrition, such…

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