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Osler's Nodes: Sensitivity and Specificity

Introduction: None written. Excerpt from the entry in Infective Endocarditis:
This sensitivity is for any cutaneous manifestation.

These represent an inflammatory response to deposited immune complexes. They are "red-purple, tender, slightly raised cutaneous nodules often with a pale center" most often occurring on the fingers and toes.

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Associated Diagnoses:

Infective Endocarditis

10% sensitive