scrofula

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Related to scrofuloderma: lupus vulgaris, lichen scrofulosorum

scrofula

Pathol tuberculosis of the lymphatic glands

scrofula

[′skräf·yə·lə]
(medicine)
Tuberculosis of cervical lymph nodes.
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Scrofuloderma with multiple organ involvement in a 5-year-old child.
Out of 6 nested PCR positive cases, 3 were cases of scrofuloderma and 3 were cases of lupus vulgaris, respectively.
3,4The clinical picture of botryomycosis closely resembles other diseases causing fistula; such as scrofuloderma, actinomycosis, actinomycetoma, eumycetoma and atypical mycobacterial infections.
9) 8 months Multiple cold abcesses and scrofuloderma Pinto J et al.
Scrofuloderma presenting as a crusted, discharging wound with surrounding induration and scarring on the anterior chest of a 47-year-old woman.
Early lesions of scrofuloderma are firm, painless, subcutaneous, red-brown nodules that overly foci of tuberculous infection.
Although involvement of regional or systemic lymph nodes is commonly seen in LV and scrofuloderma,6 there was no local or systemic lymphadenopathy in our case.
Only 21 had lupus vulgaris (LV), 8 patients had scrofuloderma and 2 had tuberculosis verrucosa cutis.
Other specific reactions include lupus vulgaris, scrofuloderma, lichen scrofulosorum, papulonecrotic tuberculid, erythema induratum of Bazin and granulomatous vasculitis.
Scrofuloderma was the most common tuberculosis cutis seen in 35 (62%) patients followed by lupus vulgaris warty tuberculosis and tuberculids.
Wolf's isotopic response: herpes simplex appearing on scrofuloderma scar.
Direct extension into the skin from underlying tuberculous lymph node causing scrofuloderma.