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A clinicopathological study of 50 cases of cutaneous tuberculosis in Jamnagar District
K M Acharya
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Acharya K M, Ranpara H, Dutta R, Mehta B. A clinicopathological study of 50 cases of cutaneous tuberculosis in Jamnagar District. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1997;63:301-303
AbstractA 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.