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Collagen Vascular Diseases

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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

Ans. C
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.

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