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Title: Yersinia enterocolitica as a cause of erythema nodosum
Authors: Debois, J ×
Vandepitte, Jozef
Degreef, Hugo #
Issue Date: Jan-1978
Series Title: Dermatologica vol:156 issue:2 pages:65-78
Abstract: 54 cases of erythema nodosum, seen in the Department of Dermatology at the St. Raphael University Hospital, Louvain, were reviewed for their possible aetiology. A search for Yersinia enterocolitica (Y.e.) agglutinins was performed in 21 patients of whom 8 had significant serum antibody titres. These cases are presented and discussed. Gastro-intestinal symptoms, preceding by 2 weeks the erythema nodosum, are strongly suggestive for an aetiologic link with Y.e. Our observations confirm and extend to this part of Europe, the experience of other, mainly Scandinavian, authors.
ISSN: 0011-9075
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Faculty of Medicine - miscellaneous
Laboratory of Dermatology
× corresponding author
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