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Here is a quick mnemonic “NODOSUM to remember about Erythema Nodosum Rash

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Erythema Nodosum Rash : How To Remember Easily ?

N – Nodules on lower legs and upper extremities

O – Often violaceous and nonulcerative

D – Drugs (sulfas, penicillins, oral contraceptives) and Infections (streptococcal, fungal, mycobacterial, yersinial) as causes

O – Exquisitely tender nodules

S – Sarcoidosis and Idiopathic causes

U – Usually affects females aged 15-30 years old

M – More common with associated condition: Arthralgias


Mnemonic : NODOSUM

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