Monday, August 3, 2015


The rash shown in the first image disappears after a few months. The third leg of the triad is a polyarthritis that can last for a couple years. This disease is usually self-limiting.

Challenge: What's the syndrome and what's the underlying disease?

Both images shown under Fair Use.


Unknown said...

Lofgren's syndrome

Craig Chen said...

wow! impressive!

Lofgren syndrome has the triad of hilar adenopathy, acute polyarthritis, and erythema nodosum. The syndrome is specific for sarcoid.

Source: UpToDate.