Image of the Week: Nodular rash - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: Nodular rash

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A patient aged 39 years presented with a nodular rash. A chest x-ray revealed hilar lymphadenopathy.

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Lӧfgren Syndrome is the manifestation of sarcoidosis which includes erythema nodosum, hilar adenopathy, and arthritis. With this very specific presentation, a diagnosis of sarcoidosis can be made without a biopsy. Fortunately, this form of sarcoidosis has an excellent prognosis and...

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Lӧfgren Syndrome is the manifestation of sarcoidosis which includes erythema nodosum, hilar adenopathy, and arthritis.

With this very specific presentation, a diagnosis of sarcoidosis can be made without a biopsy. Fortunately, this form of sarcoidosis has an excellent prognosis and can be managed with NSAIDs.


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