HARRY KEIL, M.D.
The etiology of erythema nodosum has been a source of considerable controversy which has not abated, despite the acquisition of what is considered to be fresh and decisive knowledge on certain aspects of the subject. The point of view expressed will often depend on the nature of the branch of medicine practiced and the country from which the report emanates. Broadly envisaged, there are four principal schools of thought: (1) those who regard erythema nodosum as a specific independent entity; in this group are ranged the dermatologists (Tachau1) and an occasional internist (Lendon's nodal fever2); (2) those who consider it
KEIL H. RELATION OF ERYTHEMA NODOSUM AND RHEUMATIC FEVER; A CRITICAL SURVEY1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:1686–1707. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-11-1686
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;10(11):1686-1707.
Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease, Rheumatology, Streptococcal Infections.
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