Erythema Induratum



Erythema Induratum


Cary Chisholm, MD










Erythema induratum shows an indurated image lower leg with an early vasculitic-appearing lesion image. The patient had a positive PPD and appeared to respond to anti-TB antibiotics.






Erythema induratum is a predominantly lobular panniculitis. Here, there is prominent fat necrosis image with a mixed inflammatory cell infiltrate image.


TERMINOLOGY


Synonyms



  • Erythema induratum of Bazin, nodular vasculitis


Definitions



  • Granulomatous lobular panniculitis with vasculitis


ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS


Infectious Agents



  • Mycobacterium species, Brucella species, hepatitis C

Jul 8, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Erythema Induratum
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