Erythema Induratum of Bazin: report of an uncommon case of tuberculosis

Alba Angélica Nunes Mouta, Francisco Eduardo Paiva Silva e Silva, Leandro Souza Silva, Augusto César Beltrão da Silva, Camila Maila Fontinele Beltrão, Ilvanete Tavares Beltrao, Fernando Aguiar Luz, Renata Paula Lima Beltrão

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Tuberculosis is an endemic infectious disease in Brazil, and its most common form of presentation is the pulmonary form; however, there are several other less frequent forms of presentation that end up having a more difficult diagnosis. Cutaneous forms, for example, represent about 1-2% of extra-pulmonary occurrences. As Brazil has high rates of tuberculosis, it is necessary that health professionals are aware of less frequent forms of the disease. We present a clinical case of a 32-years-old female patient with an unusual form of cutaneous tuberculosis, Erythema Induratum of Bazin.


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