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Giant cell arteritis of the skin simulating erythema nodosum.
  1. J W Goldberg,
  2. M L Lee,
  3. S M Sajjad
  1. Department of Medicine, Marshfield Clinic, Wisconsin.


    Cutaneous involvement in giant cell arteritis is quite uncommon. A patient is described who presented with pretibial skin lesions clinically indistinguishable from erythema nodosum which, on biopsy, showed subcutaneous pannicular giant cell vasculitis. Cutaneous manifestations of giant cell arteritis are subsequently reviewed.

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