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Ocular erythema nodosum

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 22 August 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4899
  1. Shota Takashima, dermatologist,
  2. Mitsuhito Ota, dermatologist and director
  1. Department of Dermatology, Chitose City Hospital, Chitose, Japan
  1. Correspondence to: M Ota ota{at}

A 9 year old boy presented with a sudden onset atraumatic painful purplish red indurated swelling around the eyes (fig 1). Physical examination showed a few areas of tender erythema of up to 4 cm in diameter …

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