TITLE

A Rare Cause of Neck Abcess; Scrofuloderma

AUTHOR(S)
Özhasenekler, Ayhan; Durgun, Hasan Mansur; Kaçmaz, Ömer; Orak, Murat; Üstündağ, Mehmet; Güloğlu, Cahfer
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Journal of Academic Emergency Medicine / Akademik Acil Tip Olgu ;2013, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented which discusses the condition of scrofuloderma that is an extra-pulmonary manifestations of skin tuberculosis.
ACCESSION #
88088792

 

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