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Keywords:

  • cutaneous;
  • diagnosis;
  • infectious;
  • lupus vulgaris;
  • skin disease;
  • tuberculosis

ABSTRACT

Lupus vulgaris is one of the most common forms of cutaneous tuberculosis. It presents a diagnostic challenge due to its paucibacillary nature. This is a report of a case of a delayed diagnosis of lupus vulgaris, presenting as perianal and peristomal plaques, followed by a review of the diagnostic tools for lupus vulgaris and their limitations.