Erythema Nodosum as the First Presenting Complaint of Asymptomatic Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Sk Wong, Sd Yeung
2001 Hong Kong Journal of Emergency Medicine  
Yeung Sai Dat, FHKAM(Emergency Medicine) Tender erythematous swelling on the front of legs, erythema nodosum, is a common symptom that result in patient seeking medical attention. It has multiple aetiologies. Tuberculosis is a recognised cause. In here, we describe a case of erythema nodosum as the presenting complaint of undiagnosed asymptomatic pulmonary tuberculosis. (Hong Kong 2001;8:166-168)
doi:10.1177/102490790100800309 fatcat:rjm4kua4f5biflgghtbbgursbu