"Erythema Nodosum" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An erythematous eruption commonly associated with drug reactions or infection and characterized by inflammatory nodules that are usually tender, multiple, and bilateral. These nodules are located predominantly on the shins with less common occurrence on the thighs and forearms. They undergo characteristic color changes ending in temporary bruise-like areas. This condition usually subsides in 3-6 weeks without scarring or atrophy.
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[Clinical aspects and pathogenesis of acute forms of erythema nodosum]. Arch Dermatol Syph. 1951; 193(3):267-85.