Lupus vulgaris - Report of a case with facial involvement

Thomas, S and Suhas, S and Pai, Keerthilatha M and Raghu, AR (2005) Lupus vulgaris - Report of a case with facial involvement. British Dental Journal, 198 (3). pp. 135-137. ISSN 0007-0610

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Cutaneous tuberculosis of the orofacial region is a rare condition and when it occurs, can cause confusion regarding the true nature of the lesion. This is compounded by the fact that neither mantoux test nor histopathology is confirmatory. In this report we discuss a case of lupus vulgaris with emphasis on the diagnostic approach to be followed by dental practitioners who come across a similar case.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Dentistry > MCODS Manipal > Oral Medicine and Radiology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2012 11:22
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2013 06:34

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