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Erythema nodosum often looks like painful lumps or bruises, generally on the shins. The reason behind this condition can be a mystery, and a few different ailments may be to blame. There are various symptoms and treatments of erythema nodosum, but always make sure to follow up with your doctor regarding the best way to treat your condition.

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1. What is Erythema Nodosum?

Erythema nodosum is also known as subacute nodular migratory panniculitis. It is an inflammatory condition characterized by the swelling of the fat cells under the skin, causing bumps or nodules. The condition can be quite painful, especially when placing pressure on the area. Sometimes, flu-like symptoms may occur due to elevated blood levels.

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