Australas J Dermatol 2016 Jun 1. Epub 2016 Jun 1.
Department of Dermatology, St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Nodular vasculitis (NV) refers to a chronic relapsing lobular panniculitis that is thought to be a hypersensitivity reaction to antigenic triggers. While it is commonly associated with tuberculosis, in many cases no underlying cause is found and the condition is difficult to manage. Here, we report three patients with refractory idiopathic NV effectively treated with colchicine, leading to a significant improvement or complete resolution of their symptoms. Read More