Comprehensive findings on clinical, bacteriological, histopathological and therapeutic aspects of cutaneous tuberculosis.

@article{Umapathy2006ComprehensiveFO,
  title={Comprehensive findings on clinical, bacteriological, histopathological and therapeutic aspects of cutaneous tuberculosis.},
  author={Kumaran Umapathy and Rehena Begum and Ganapathiraju Ravichandran and Fathima Rahman and Chinnampedu N. Paramasivan and Vidhya D Ramanathan},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2006},
  volume={11 10},
  pages={1521-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To define the bacteriological and histological correlates of the three predominant clinical forms of cutaneous tuberculosis and to evaluate the efficacy of a 9-month daily regimen containing rifampicin and isoniazid. METHODS In the dermatological clinics of two major teaching hospitals in Chennai, 213 patients with suspected clinical manifestations of cutaneous tuberculosis underwent examination and a skin biopsy for bacteriological and histological tests. They were treated with a… CONTINUE READING

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