Erythema nodosum in psittacosis
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Tharakaram S, Chapman R S. Erythema nodosum in psittacosis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1990;56:50-51
AbstractA 23-year-old woman developed erythema nodosum on her lower legs, two weeks after a respiratory infection manifesting with generalised bodyache, rhinorrhoea, sore throat, cough and sputum. Her pet budgerigar had been unwell two weeks previously. CFT for psittacosis showed a high titre. Oral tetracycline 4 gm a day for 3 weeks was effective.