Bazin disease

(bă-zin′)
[Antoine P. E. Bazin, Fr. dermatologist, 1807-1878]
A chronic skin disease occurring in young adult females; characterized by hard cutaneous nodules that break down to form necrotic ulcers that leave atrophic scars. The disease is almost invariably preceded by tuberculosis, but the etiological relationship to that disease is debated.
SYN: SEE: erythema induratum

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