Multifocal Childhood Cutaneous Tuberculosis: Report of Two Interesting Cases from Sikkim, India
Article first published online: 7 SEP 2012
© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 30, Issue 3, pages e1–e4, May/June 2013
How to Cite
Verma, S., Thakur, B. K. and Gupta, A. (2013), Multifocal Childhood Cutaneous Tuberculosis: Report of Two Interesting Cases from Sikkim, India. Pediatric Dermatology, 30: e1–e4. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2012.01834.x
- Issue published online: 26 APR 2013
- Article first published online: 7 SEP 2012
Abstract: Cutaneous tuberculosis is an important health problem in developing countries such as India. Poverty, overcrowding, malnutrition, and ignorance are predisposing factors. The commonly seen variants of cutaneous tuberculosis are scrofuloderma, lupus vulgaris, and tuberculosis verrucosa cutis. Malnourished children may present with unusual forms of cutaneous tuberculosis. Herein we report two interesting cases of multifocal cutaneous tuberculosis in malnourished children.