Nonhealing vegetating plaque on the finger: tuberculosis verrucosa cutis.


Tuberculosis verrucosa cutis is an uncommon form of tuberculosis that typically presents as a chronic warty plaque. It develops in individuals with moderate to high immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis due to inoculation of an open wound. We present the case of a Somali man born in the United Kingdom who presented with a nonhealing ulcer on the right hand… (More)