Collagen Vascular Diseases
Which of these statements is false for lesions of Erythema nodosum - (AIIMS May 2013)
|A||They are considered as hypersensitivity reaction|
|B||The skin overlying the lesions is red, smooth and shiny|
|C||They are usually non tender|
|D||They can be associated with tuberculosis|
They are usually non-tender
a. Lesions of erythema nodosum are very tender, and overlying skin is red & shiny.
b. Erythema nodosum is presumed to be a hypersensitivity reaction, and may occur in association with several systemic diseases, infections (e.g. TB., drugs or it may be idiopathic.