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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 85-88

A polymorphous cutaneous tuberculosis

1 Department of Dermatology, CHU Ibn Sina, Mohamed V University of Rabat, Rabat, Morocco
2 Department of Anatomopathology, CHU Ibn Sina, Mohamed V University of Rabat, Rabat, Morocco

Correspondence Address:
Hasna Azendour
Department of Dermatology, CHU Ibn Sina, Rabat 10100
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijmy.ijmy_224_20

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Cutaneous tuberculosis is uncommon, comprising 1%–2% of all extrapulmonary manifestations. It has a wide clinical spectrum. The clinical presentation depends on the route of the infection, the pathogenicity of the bacteria, and the immune status of the host. Association of multiple forms in a same patient is uncommon. We report a case of disseminated tuberculosis with polymorphous cutaneous lesions in an immunocompetent woman, combining scrofuloderma, gummas, and sporotrichoid lesions, along with tuberculous adenitis and bone tuberculosis.

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