Definition of Erythema nodosum leprosum

1. Noun. An inflammatory complication of leprosy that results in painful skin lesions on the arms and legs and face.

Exact synonyms: Enl
Group relationships: Hansen's Disease, Leprosy
Generic synonyms: Erythema Nodosum

Medical Definition of Erythema nodosum leprosum

1. An acute type of lepromatous reaction with generalised systemic involvement and tender deep cutaneous and subcutaneous nodules of the face, thighs, and arms; usually seen in undiagnosed, untreated, or neglected cases of leprosy. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Erythema Nodosum Leprosum

erythema fugax
erythema gyratum
erythema induratum
erythema infectiosum
erythema intertrigo
erythema iris
erythema keratodes
erythema marginatum
erythema migrans
erythema multiforme
erythema multiforme bullosum
erythema multiforme exudativum
erythema multiforme major
erythema neonatorum
erythema nodosum
erythema nodosum leprosum (current term)
erythema nodosum migrans
erythema palmare hereditarium
erythema papulatum
erythema paratrimma
erythema pernio
erythema perstans
erythema polymorphe
erythema simplex
erythema solare
erythema threshold
erythema toxicum
erythema toxicum neonatorum
erythema tuberculatum

Literary usage of Erythema nodosum leprosum

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1. Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluationsedited by Barry Leonard edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"Treatment of erythema nodosum leprosum. Treatment of HIV-associated wasting syndrome. Treatment of chronic active hepatitis B. SPONSOR & ADDRESS DD-Date ..."

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