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Year : 1997  |  Volume : 63  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 301--303

A clinicopathological study of 50 cases of cutaneous tuberculosis in Jamnagar District

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K M Acharya

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A clinicopathological study of 50 cases of cutaneous tuberculosis was carried out. Majority of patients (30%) belonged to the age group 11-20 years. Male to female ratio was 3 : 2. In our study commonest type of cutaneous tuberculosis was lupus vulgaris (36%) followed by tuberculosis verrucosa cutis (32%) and scrofuloderma (28%). Face and neck were the commonest sites (36%) affected. All the patients showed significant response to antituberculosis treatment within a period of 9 months.

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