- Keep legs elevated.
- Elastic wraps or support stockings may be helpful when patients are ambulating.
Monthly follow-up or as dictated by underlying disorder
- Lesions will resolve over a few weeks to months.
- No scarring is anticipated.
- Joint aches and pains may persist.
- <20% recur
- Individual lesions resolve generally within 2 weeks.
- Total time course of 6–12 weeks but may vary with underlying disease.
- Joint aches and pains may persist for years.
- Lesions do not scar.
- Recurrences in 12–14% of patients: Occurs over variable periods, averaging several years; seen most often in sarcoid, streptococcal infection, pregnancy, and oral contraceptive use
- Vary according to underlying disease
- None expected from lesions of erythema nodosum
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