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In The San Antonio Heart Study, Haffner et al 32 found an increased risk of hypertension only in women with IGT, for which the hazard ratio was 1.94 with an annual incidence of 1.5%. Skin manifestations, including nodules (erythema nodosum), may be associated with heart block or cardiomyopathy (see the image below). [25, 26] Heart block (second-degree Mobitz type II and third-degree heart block) in a patient with sarcoidosis.

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