Cough, fever, joint pain and tender nodules: What is your call?

Turchin, Irina; Khue Nguyen; Ménard, Henri André
January 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/15/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 2, p151
Academic Journal
A clinical quiz concerning the correct diagnosis of the case of a 59-year-old woman presented with a 2- to 3-month history of dry cough and her physical examination showed prominent erythema nodosum affecting the lower anterior shins is presented.


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