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Erythema induratum
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 A18.4 (ILDS A18.482)
ICD-9 017.1
DiseasesDB 1272
eMedicine derm/135
MeSH D004891

Bazin disease (or "Erythema induratum") is a panniculitis on the back of the calves.[1]

It was formerly thought to be a reaction to the tuberculum bacillus. It is now considered a panniculitis that is not associated with a single defined pathogen.[2]

It occurs mainly in women, but is very rare now.

History

It is named for Pierre-Antoine-Ernest Bazin.[3][4]

References

  1. ^ erythema induratum at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
  2. ^ Cotran, Ramzi S.; Kumar, Vinay; Fausto, Nelson; Nelso Fausto; Robbins, Stanley L.; Abbas, Abul K. (2005). Robbins and Cotran pathologic basis of disease (7th ed.). St. Louis, Mo: Elsevier Saunders. pp. 1265. ISBN 0-7216-0187-1.  
  3. ^ synd/102 at Who Named It?
  4. ^ P. A. E. Bazin. Leçons théoriques et cliniques sur la scrofule, considérée en ellemême et dans ses rapports avec la syphilis, la dartre et l'arthritis. 2nd edition, Paris, 1861. Page 145 and 501.

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