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Can erythema nodosum be mistaken for folliculitis?

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Dr. Robin Dretler
42 years experience in Infectious Disease
Not really: Erythema nodosum is a reddened, tender nodule 1-5 inches with no pus, fluctuance or drainage. Folliculitis is an infected hair follicle that may progress to a small pusutle or an abscess.
Answered on May 26, 2016
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