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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 223-226

Scrofuloderma: A rare cutaneous manifestation of tuberculosis


1 Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Madha Dental College and Hospital, Kundrathur, Chennai, India
2 Department of Periodontics, Madha Dental College and Hospital, Kundrathur, Chennai, India

Correspondence Address:
Anuradha Ganesan
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Madha Dental College and Hospital, Kundrathur, Chennai
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jiaomr.jiaomr_33_17

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Scrofuloderma, cutaneous tuberculosis in the orofacial region, is rare and is often a confusing and challenging diagnosis for a dental physician. Here, we present a case report of a 7-year-old girl who had two ulcers in the right side of the face. Only with a proper history, general, and local examination and along with various investigative findings, the diagnosis was confirmed.


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