Does the incidence of erythema nodosum (EN) vary among age groups?

Updated: May 11, 2020
  • Author: Jeanette L Hebel, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Erythema nodosum may occur in children and in patients older than 70 years, but it is more common in young adults aged 18-34 years. Age distribution varies with geographic location and etiology.


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