Mantoux test was positive in 76.7% of the cutaneous tuberculosis
The main etiological agent of the Cutaneous tuberculosis
is Mycobacterium tuberculosis--occasionally M.
(CTB) is the result of a chronic infection by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M.
The laboratory confirmation of cutaneous tuberculosis
is often difficult using conventional methods  as cutaneous tuberculosis
is often paucibacillary.
Simultaneous occurrence of cutaneous tuberculosis
and leprosy is rare, even in endemic countries.
In fact, patients suffering from cutaneous tuberculosis
and other conditions stand to benefit immediately from the use of heliotherapy in their treatments.
In a country like ours where tuberculosis is more prevalent, cutaneous leishmaniasis is very likely to be mistreated as cutaneous tuberculosis
, especially lupus vulgaris.
Other frequent diagnoses include eczematous dermatitis (143 cases, 6% of total cases), leishmaniasis (141 cases, 6% of total cases), and cutaneous tuberculosis
(138 cases, 6% of total cases).
Sometimes diseases like cutaneous tuberculosis
, deep fungal infections, sarcoidosis, and tertiary syphilis come in the differential diagnosis.
: a practical case report and review for the dermatologist.
Asiaticoside extracted from Centeno asiatica and its therapeutic uses in cicatrization of experimental and refractory wounds (leprosy, cutaneous tuberculosis
Despite a high and increasing frequency of tuberculosis, cutaneous tuberculosis
(CT) is an uncommon form.
Direct microscopic examination of samples smears, as well as cultures were all negative for cutaneous tuberculosis
, syphilis, and subcutaneous and systemic mycoses.
Appliication of polymerase chain reaction technique for laboratory diagnosis of cutaneous Tuberculosis
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EPTB cases included tuberculosis lymphadenitis (7 cases), pleural tuberculosis (9 cases), skeletal tuberculosis (14 cases), abdominal tuberculosis (16 cases), endometrial tuberculosis (5 cases), female pelvic peritoneal tuberculosis (3 cases), tuberculous pericarditis (8 cases) tuberculosis of intestines (3 cases), cutaneous tuberculosis
(3 cases) and tuberculosis meningitis (7 cases).