Generalized tuberculous gumma

  title={Generalized tuberculous gumma},
  author={Mrutunjaya Dash and Rachita Sarangi and Maitreyee Panda},
  journal={Indian Pediatrics},
An underweight, 8-year-old boy presented with painless ulcer on the left retro-auricular region with an undermined edge, pale granulation tissue on the floor and surrounding bluish hue. Two painless ulcers were also present on dorsum of right foot (Fig. 1). Initially the lesions were firm, erythematous, non-tender nodules which softened to become abscess and broke down to form ulcers over two months. Systemic examination revealed no abnormalities. Investigations revealed anemia (hemoglobin 7 g… CONTINUE READING