Sporotrichoid cutaneous tuberculosis.

  title={Sporotrichoid cutaneous tuberculosis.},
  author={Venkat Ramesh},
  journal={Clinical and experimental dermatology},
  volume={32 6},
  • Venkat Ramesh
  • Published in Clinical and experimental dermatology 2007
Three patients with sporotrichoid cutaneous tuberculosis have been described. Two were children of either sex with lesions of lupus vulgaris along the lower limb and one woman had scrofuloderma along the left arm. Culture for Mycobacteria being negative, the diagnosis was based on the clinical picture, positive tuberculin test, granulomatous dermatitis on histopathology and regression with anti-tubercular DOTS therapy. Sporotrichoid presentation of scrofuloderma appeared to simulate… CONTINUE READING