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Medical Term:

papulonecrotic tuberculid

 

Definition: dusky-red papules followed by crusting and ulceration with nongranulomatous vascular changes primarily on the extremities and predominantly in young adults with a deep focus of tuberculosis or with a history of preceding infection.

Synonym(s): tuberculosis papulonecrotica

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