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Cutaneous tuberculosis--a study of 400 cases.
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PMID:  17663362     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A prospective study was conducted on 400 cases having clinical manifestation of cutaneous tuberculosis from 1992 to 2001 in the department of Dermatology and Venereology, Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), formerly Institute of Postgraduate Medicine and Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The clinical diagnosis was confirmed by histopathological examination. Among 400 cases, 260 (65%) were males and 140 (35%) were females with a male to female ratio 1.86:1. Age ranged from 10 to 70 years. Majority of the cases 200 (50%) were diagnosed as Tuberculosis verucosa cuties, 160 cases (40%) and 40 cases (10%) were diagnosed as Lupus vulgaris and Scrofuloderma respectively. All patients received combined antitubercular therapy.
A M Choudhury; Shamim Ara
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bangladesh Medical Research Council bulletin     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0377-9238     ISO Abbreviation:  Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull     Publication Date:  2006 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-07-31     Completed Date:  2007-08-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7607686     Medline TA:  Bangladesh Med Res Counc Bull     Country:  Bangladesh    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  60-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Deptt. of Dermatology & Venereology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka.
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Prospective Studies*
Tuberculosis, Cutaneous / classification,  physiopathology*

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