lupus vulgaris


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lupus vulgaris

[′lü·pəs vəl′gar·əs]
(medicine)
True tuberculosis of the skin; a slow-developing, scarring, and deforming disease, often asymptomatic, frequently involving the face, and occurring in a wide variety of appearances.
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Lupus vulgaris was the most common clinical variant in this study which was in concordance with 3 studies of Chong et al.
2 Lupus vulgaris is a chronic, progressive form of cutaneous tuberculosis affecting persons having moderate to high immune status.
Lupus vulgaris developing at the site of misdiagnosed scrofuloderma.
Lupus vulgaris is the commonest form of cutaneous tuberculosis seen in most countries [5].
The differential diagnosis of lupus vulgaris includes tuberculosis verrucosa cutis (prosector's wart), which consists of an exogenous reinfection in a patient with a previous sensitization to Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
13] reported a case of lupus vulgaris resistant to isoniazid, streptomycin and thiacetazone.
Lupus vulgaris is a form of secondary or reactivation tuberculosis caused due to haematogenous spread.
Conclusion Scrofuloderma is the most common clinical presentation of tuberculosis cutis seen in our setting followed by lupus vulgaris tuberculosis verrucosa cutis and tuberculids.
Symmetrically distributed orange eruption on the ears: A case of lupus vulgaris.
Out of the 24 clinically diagnosed cases, clinical features of lupus vulgaris (Including one case of BCG granuloma) was seen in maximum number of 12 (50%), scrofuloderma in 10 (41.
Lupus vulgaris (LV) is the most common form of cutaneous tuberculosis (CT) that develops in individuals with moderate immunity but high tuberculin sensitivity.