erythema nodosum

noun

erythema no·​do·​sum -nō-ˈdō-səm How to pronounce erythema nodosum (audio)
: a skin condition characterized by small tender reddened nodules under the skin (as over the shin bones) often accompanied by fever and transitory arthritic pains and commonly considered a manifestation of hypersensitivity

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“Erythema nodosum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/erythema%20nodosum. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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