Lofgren syndome

Case contributed by Dr Paul Smith

Presentation

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.

Modality: X-ray

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

No focal consolidation is identified.

Modality: X-ray

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
Case created: 10th Jan 2011
Last edited: 26th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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