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European Journal of Dermatology


Erythema induratum (nodular vasculitis) associated with Takayasu arteritis Volume 27, numéro 4, July-August 2017


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1 Department of Dermatology,
Shiga University of Medical Science,
Setatsukinowa, Otsu, Shiga 520-2192,
2 Department of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Medicine,
Shiga University of Medical Science,
Otsu, Shiga 520-2192, Japan

A 30-year-old Japanese female noticed painful erythematous nodules with ulcers on both legs in 2000. Although the ulcers in the nodules disappeared spontaneously within several months, they recurred repeatedly in 2013 and 2014. She was clinically diagnosed with pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) and treated by a local doctor with oral prednisolone at 15 mg/day, which led to improvement. Leg ulcers recurred again in 2015, and she was therefore referred to our hospital. Physical findings demonstrated many [...]