When in a pregnancy is erythema nodosum (EN) most likely to occur?

Updated: May 11, 2020
  • Author: Jeanette L Hebel, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Answer

Some patients develop erythema nodosum during pregnancy, most frequently during the second trimester. Repeated episodes occur with subsequent pregnancies or with the use of oral contraceptives.


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