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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 57-59

Acute Miliary Tuberculosis Of Skin - A Case Report And Review Of Literature

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W .K Raut

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Acute military tuberculosis of skin is a rare manifestation of tuberculosis. A 7 month old female presented with multiple subcutaneous nodules all over the body. Fine needle aspiration cytology and biopsy from the nodule showed tuberculous lesion with demonstration of acid-fast bacilli (AFB). A typical presentation of cutaneous tuberculosis in HIV era and its diagnosis by AFB stain is stressed.

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