A 33-year-old woman presents to urgent care with symmetrical multiple blanching nodules that developed on her lower legs over the course of 2 weeks. The lesions were round and tender. She had also been fighting a fever, fatigue, and joint pain over the same period. Her only current prescription was for oral contraceptives.            

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A 33-Year-Old Woman with Blanching on Her Lower Legs
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