Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 2022 Jun 19;38:102763. Epub 2022 Feb 19.
Department of Dermatology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China; Institute of Dermatology, Jiangxi Academy of Clinical Medical Sciences, Nanchang, Jiangxi, China. Electronic address:
Tuberculosis verrucosa cutis (TBVC) is a rare type of cutaneous tuberculosis, which often occurs in the body with good immunity to tuberculosis bacilli. It usually presents as a hyperkeratotic verrucous plaque with polygonal boarders but can mimic or evolved into other dermatosis such as verruca vulgaris, chromoblastomycosis, hyperkeratotic lupus vulgaris, hypertrophic lichen planus, or squamous cell carcinoma, leading to delayed diagnosis. Here, we reported that a 62-year-old patient diagnosed by TBVC with fester as primary manifestation. Read More