Conclusion: Although higher specificity of cutaneous tuberculosis
cases, the low sensitivity of PCR in this study, discourages the use of this method in routine diagnosis of cutaneous tuberculosis
can be acquired from hematogenous or lymphatic dissemination of a pulmonary focus or by direct inoculation.
can be acquired from haematogenous or lymphatic dissemination of a pulmonary focus or by direct inoculation.
A cross-sectional study was conducted on 31 consecutive patients of cutaneous tuberculosis
in the departments of Microbiology and Dermatology and STD UCMS and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital Delhi, from November 2010 to March 2012.
All cases of multibacillary cutaneous tuberculosis
developed within 1 year of the onset of leprosy.
was observed nearly as frequently as leishmaniasis in this series, accounting for 25% of the cutaneous infectious diseases diagnosed and 6% of the total cases diagnosed.
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KEY WORDS: Cutaneous tuberculosis
, Childhood, Youngest.
[9.] Farina MC, Gegundez MI, Pique E Esteban J, Martin L, Requena L, Barat A, Fernandez Guerrero M Cutaneous tuberculosis
: A clinical, histopathologic and bacteriologic study.
Niels Ryberg Finsen of Denmark for demonstrating the therapeutic benefit of concentrated UV light in patients with cutaneous tuberculosis
, also known as lupus vulgaris, Dr.
Lupus vulgaris is a progressive form of cutaneous tuberculosis
which is acquired either exogenously by direct inoculation of the bacilli into the skin or endogenously by hematogenous or lymphatic spread from an underlying infected focus in a sensitized host with a moderate to high degree of immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis .
ROME -- Although cutaneous tuberculosis
represents only a small percentage of new pediatric skin cases each year, it is a growing concern, especially in countries with a high rate of human immunodeficiency virus.