Lupus vulgaris diagnosed after 37 years: a case of delayed diagnosis.
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.
Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Harran, Sanliurfa, Turkey.
SourceDermatology online journal 18:5 2012 May pg 13
Pub Type(s)Case Reports