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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Table 2 shows the clinical type of cutaneous TB, it was observed that majority 13 (43.3%) patients had tuberculosis verrucosa cutis, 9 (30.0%) had lupus vulgaris, 4 (13.3%) had erythema induratum of Bazin, 3 (10.0%) had scrofuloderma and 1 (3.3%) had other clinical type.
Multibacillary forms (easily detected in cutaneous tissue) include tuberculous chancre, scrofuloderma, orificial tuberculosis, acute miliary tuberculosis, and tuberculous gumma [17,18].
It was classified into paucibacillary forms (e.g., lupus vulgaris, tuberculosis verrucosa cutis, and tuberculids) and multibacillary forms (e.g., scrofuloderma, tuberculous chancre, and acute military tuberculosis).
Coexistence of cutaneous tuberculosis (scrofuloderma) and hanseniasis-a rare presentation.
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.
In scrofuloderma, which is the most common presentation, the nodules represent a direct extension into the skin of an underlying tuberculous focus.
The histopathologic differential diagnosis for ulcers included squamous cell carcinomas only; among the other clinical diagnoses that can be encountered in this stage are tropical phagedemic ulcer, actinomycosis, noma, leishmaniasis, yaws, and scrofuloderma (4).
Multifocal scrofuloderma with disseminated tuberculosis in a severely malnourished child.
Only 21 had lupus vulgaris (LV), 8 patients had scrofuloderma and 2 had tuberculosis verrucosa cutis.