Am J Dermatopathol 2015 Jun;37(6):444-50
Departments of *Pathology, and †Dermatology and STD, University College of Medical Sciences and associated GTB Hospital, Delhi, India; and ‡Dermato-Venereology (Skin/VD) Centre, Sehgal Nursing Home, Delhi, India.
Background: Although cutaneous tuberculosis (CTB) is well described, it is wise to periodically revisit the prevailing clinical and epidemiological features, of this somewhat uncommon entity in developed nations that is also usually neglected in national tuberculosis control programs in countries where tuberculosis is a major health problem, to maintain heightened awareness as the HIV pandemic runs its course.
Methods: Medical records of 165 cases of CTB, diagnosed from 2007 to 2010, were studied. The diagnosis in each was made on the basis of well-conceived and described criteria. Read More