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Tuberculosis cutis verrucosa

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tuberculosis cutis verrucosa

A tuberculous skin lesion having a warty surface with a chronic inflammatory base seen on the hands in adults and lower extremities in children, with marked hypersensitivity to tuberculous antigens.

See: postmortem wart.

Synonym: lupus papillomatosus, lupus verrucosus, tuberculous wart, verrucous scrofuloderma.