Problem

Lupus vulgaris

Other Names:
Discoid lupus erythematosus
Nature:

Lupus vulgaris, the commonest form of cutaneous tuberculosis, occurs in previously sensitized individuals in whom the immune system is impaired. A typical feature of lupus vulgaris is its extremely chronic course and plaque type dermatoses. The lesions sometimes ulcerate producing scars. The diagnosis is often missed.

Subject(s):
Medicine Specific diseases
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
26.03.2020 – 08:52 CET