Nodular tuberculid in a patient with HIV

Peter C Friedman, Sameera Husain, Marc E Grossman
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 2005, 53 (2 Suppl 1): S154-6
Tuberculids (papulonecrotic tuberculid, erythema induratum, and lichen scrofulosorum) are cutaneous hypersensitivity reactions to Mycobacterium tuberculosis . We report the fifth case of a recently described tuberculid, nodular tuberculid. The distinguishing feature was that of a granulomatous vasculitis occurring at the dermohypodermal junction on biopsy specimen of the subcutaneous nodules.

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