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Here is a quick mnemonic “NODULES to remember about Nodular Eruptions 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

Nodular Eruptions Rash : How To Remember Easily ?

  • N – Nodular lesions often represent disseminated infection in immunocompromised hosts.

  • O – Patients with disseminated candidiasis may have a triad of fever, myalgias, and eruptive nodules.

  • D – Disseminated cryptococcosis lesions may resemble molluscum contagiosum.

  • U – Necrosis of nodules should raise the suspicion of aspergillosis or mucormycosis.

  • L – Erythema nodosum presents with exquisitely tender nodules on the lower extremities.

  • E – Sweet syndrome should be considered in individuals with multiple nodules and plaques.

  • S – Sweet syndrome can be induced by drugs and may occur in individuals with infection, inflammatory bowel disease, or malignancy.

Mnemonic : NODULES

Dr. Arin Nandi

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