Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Erythema Nodosum Treatment

The treatment for erythema nodosum depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for erythema nodosum may include rest, elevation of the limb, elastic support stockings, oral corticosteroids, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain.

Treatment for erythema nodosum may include:

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Erythema Nodosum References
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