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Lupus vulgaris diagnosed after 37 years: a case of delayed diagnosis.

Abstract

Lupus vulgaris is the most common chronic, progressive form of cutaneous tuberculosis. Lesions are generally solitary and found on the head and neck region. Cutaneous tuberculosis can present with different clinical appearances. Therefore, it does not necessarily have characteristic findings and can be difficult to diagnose. Although there were typical clinical findings, the diagnosis of our case was delayed because of its asymptomatic course.

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  • Authors

    Turan E, Yurt N, Yesilova Y, Celik OI

    Source

    Dermatology online journal 18:5 2012 May pg 13

    MeSH

    Delayed Diagnosis
    Female
    Humans
    Lupus Vulgaris
    Middle Aged
    Mycobacterium tuberculosis

    Pub Type(s)

    Case Reports
    Journal Article

    Language

    eng

    PubMed ID

    22630583