lupus vulgaris


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lupus vulgaris

(vʌlˈɡɛərɪs)
n
(Pathology) tuberculosis of the skin, esp of the face, with the formation of raised translucent nodules. Sometimes shortened to: lupus

lu′pus vul•ga′ris

(vʌlˈgɛər əs)
n.
a rare form of tuberculosis of the skin, characterized by brownish tubercles that often heal slowly and leave scars.
[1855–60; < New Latin: common lupus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lupus vulgaris - tuberculosis of the skin; appears first on the face and heals slowly leaving deep scars
T.B., tuberculosis, TB - infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)
lupus - any of several forms of ulcerative skin disease
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Differential diagnosis of lupus vulgaris, mosaic wart, tuberculosis verrucosa cutis and hyperkeratotic eczema was postulated for our case.
Therefore, a diagnosis of lupus vulgaris was made for the left helix; both earlobes were diagnosed with discoid lupus erythematosus, and both thighs with papulonecrotic tuberculid.
7] In a study from north India Lupus vulgaris (LV) was the most frequent manifestation (55%), followed by scrofuloderma (SFD) (27%), TB verrucosa cutis (TBVC) (6%), tuberculous gumma (5%), and tuberculids (7%).
Lupus vulgaris and borderline tuberculoid leprosy: an interesting cooccurrence.
Lupus vulgaris is a cutaneous manifestation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.
Hastaligin ayirici tanisinda lenfoma, psodolenfoma, lupus vulgaris, lupus pernio, diskoid lupus eritematozus, polimorf isik erupsiyonu, fiks ilac reaksiyonu, yabanci cisim granulomu, artropod isiriklari, bazal hucreli karsinom ve rozase akla gelmelidir5.
The most frequent form of CT is lupus vulgaris (LV).
Case of lupus vulgaris diagnosed 50 years after onset.
Almost forgotten is radiologist Dr Charles Thurston Holland, of 43 Rodney Street (now the Hungarian Honorary Consulate) in pioneering radiotherapy for the treatment of lupus vulgaris, a virulent TB nodular growth, in 1901.
The name lupus comes from the Latin word for wolf, lupus vulgaris, because the rash was considered similar to the wound left by a wolf's bite.
Niels Ryberg Finsen of Denmark for demonstrating the therapeutic benefit of concentrated UV light in patients with cutaneous tuberculosis, also known as lupus vulgaris, Dr.
Lupus vulgaris is a progressive form of cutaneous tuberculosis which is acquired either exogenously by direct inoculation of the bacilli into the skin or endogenously by hematogenous or lymphatic spread from an underlying infected focus in a sensitized host with a moderate to high degree of immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis [1].