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Submitted: 04 December 2014 Modified: 16 September 2015
HERDIN Record #: R07-CVHRDC-14120402454710

Scrofuloderma: A case report

1Verna Pilar S. Nielo
Department of Family and Community Medicine - Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center

Abstract

       Cutaneous tuberculosis (TB) is among the uncommon varieties of tuberculosis but it is also on the rise, commensurate with the general resurgence of the disease. This is a case of a 24 old, female from Cogon, Naga, Cebu who was admitted to VSMMC due to dyspnea and was diagnosed to have Miliary TB, Scrofuloderma, Hypoalbuminemia, Anemia probably secondary to a chronic disease and Deep venous thrombosis.


       Administration of antitubercular therapy led to complete resolution of the lesions within the six months.


 

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Publication Type:
Research Report
Date:
May 31, 2006

Objectives

1. To present a case of 24 year old female patient diagnosed with Scrofuloderma


2. To discuss the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnostic measures, therapeutic management, complications and prognosis of Scrofuloderma.

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