[Tuberculosis: a rare and misleading etiology of tongue's ulcer].

We report the case of a 43 year-old man, smoker, who used to live in Africa, consulting for a chronic ulcer of the mobile tongue. An initial biopsy did not show any carcinoma. A second biopsy highlighted an inflammation with numerous tuberculoid granulomas. However, the Ziehl-Neelsen stain was negative. Histoplasmosis of the tongue was then suspected as… CONTINUE READING