Skin tuberculosis as seen at Ga-Rankuwa Hospital.

  title={Skin tuberculosis as seen at Ga-Rankuwa Hospital.},
  author={Annie Visser and T Heyl},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  volume={18 6},
The experience with cutaneous tuberculosis at Ga-Rankuwa Hospital is reviewed. A total of 92 cases of skin tuberculosis was seen over the past 12 years. All recognized forms of cutaneous tuberculosis were encountered, plus some forms which were difficult to classify. Lupus vulgaris was the most common true infection and papulonecrotic tuberculid the most common tuberculid. The classification and pathogenetic mechanisms are briefly discussed. 

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