Volume 56, Issue 3 (1 1998)                   Tehran Univ Med J 1998, 56(3): 75-77 | Back to browse issues page

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Seirafi H, Farnaghi F. Report of two cases of tuberculos Gumma. Tehran Univ Med J. 1998; 56 (3) :75-77
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Tuberculos Gumma is one of the various clinical manifestations of cutaneous TB that is characterized by non tender, undolent subcutaneous nodules which progressively involve the skin and take the appearance of an ulcer. In this article, we present two young patients, affected with tuberculos gumma. One of them, presented with multiple abcesses on the face and extremities, associated with pulmonary involvement and arthritis of the left wrist. The other one had just one subcutaneous nodule on the face, with positive familial history of pulmonary TB and tuberculos lymphadenitis in her two brothers. Both patients were cured with anti TB treatments
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