Nodular vasculitis

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Nodular vasculitis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 L95.8 (ILDS L95.850)
eMedicine article/1083213

Nodular vasculitis is a skin condition characterized by crops of small, tender, erythematous nodules on the legs, mostly on the calves and shins. Miroscopically there are epithelioid granulomas and vasculitis in the subcutaneous tissue, making it a form of panicullitis. Most of these cases are now thought to be manifestation of tuberculosis and indeed they respond well to anti-tuberculous treatment.[citation needed]

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