Lupus vulgaris

Other Names:
Discoid lupus erythematosus

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.

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
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST