Lofgren syndome

Case contributed by Dr Paul Smith


Cough and fever for 5/7 on a background history of 3/52 history of bilateral ankle pain and swelling. Rash (Erythema Nodosum) below knees 8 days ago.


There is prominence of the left hilum and superior mediastinum on the right in keeping with lymphadenopathy.

No focal consolidation is identified.


Imaging of the ankles demonstrate no acute fracture with increased overlying skin thickness bilaterally.

Case Discussion

The findings are most in keeping with Lofgren syndrome.

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Case information

rID: 12783
Published: 10th Jan 2011
Last edited: 26th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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