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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

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An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Tuberculosis

An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In the skin, it may be primary as a consequence of direct inoculation (tuberculosis verrucosa cutis) or secondary to a focus of tuberculosis in another organ (the lung for lupus vulgaris,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Tuberculosis, Cutaneous

An inflammatory process caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. In the skin, it may be primary as a consequence of direct inoculation (tuberculosis verrucosa cutis) or secondary to a focus of tuberculosis in another organ (the lung for lupus vulgaris,…

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Tuberculosis, Cutaneous: Overview

Overview Cutaneous tuberculosis includes all forms of tuberculosis affecting the skin-those in which organisms can be identified (tuberculous ulcer, scrofuloderma, orificial tuberculosis, tuberculosis verrucosa cutis, and lupus vulgaris) as well as…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Nodular Vasculitis

…l with scars, usually on the posterior aspect of the legs of short, thick-legged women. No cause is usually found, but when Mycobacterium tuberculosis is shown to be the agent responsible, the condition then is termed “erythema induratum.”…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Miliary tuberculosis

…Stain for acid fast organisms reveals countless bacilli of M. tuberculosis Comment Miliary tuberculosis represents inability totally of a host to generate an immune response to tubercle bacilli. As a consequence, organisms in huge numbers are dissemi…

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Erythema Nodosum: Overview

…ted in those cases triggered by systemic fungal infections or tuberculosis. Pitfalls The most frequent reason for relapse is too rapid resumption of physical activity (jogging, aerobics classes, etc). If the patient requests exercise options, swimmin…

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Psoriasis: Principles of Psoriasis Management

…e is always attuned to the risk of infection, reactivation of tuberculosis, and malignancy, and these risks should be taken into consideration and discussed when screening potential patients. Baseline screening for infection (such as a PPD) and/or ma…

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Pediculosis (Lice): Treatment

…persons may also be at risk for nutritional deficiencies and tuberculosis. Their social situation should be investigated. Head lice A common first-line treatment for head lice is to utilize over-the-counter permethrin 1% or pyrethrins, applied direc…

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Herpes Zoster & Varicella: Treatment

…xistent diseases contraindicating steroid usage (e.g., active tuberculosis, diabetes mellitus, and at times hypertension, osteoporosis, psychiatric disorders, and peptic ulcer disease). First steps (general measures for all patients) For blistering l…

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Pemphigus Vulgaris: Overview

…f a positive tuberculin test. In the presence of a history of tuberculosis, treat concomitantly with oral isoniazid 300 mg/day throughout steroid or immunosuppressive therapy. Closely follow patients for clinical complications of immunosuppression an…

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