Tüberkülozun nadir bir başvuru tablosu: Skrofuloderma

Öztürk, Savaş; Polat, Cahit; Demirören, Kaan; Pehlivan, Sultan
March 2011
Dicle Medical Journal / Dicle Tip Dergisi;2011, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p98
Academic Journal
Case Study
Scrofuloderma is a cutaneous manifestation of tuberculosis that results from direct extension of an underlying tuberculous focus, such as lymph node to the overlying skin. In this article, 16-year-old male patient, live in a child detention home, with a purulent, ulcerated lesion in his neck, diagnosed as Scrofuloderma was presented. The case presented in order to stress that Scrofuloderma, a rare form of tuberculosis, should be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of chronic skin lesions.


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