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Medical Term:

tuberculosis cutis verrucosa


a tuberculous skin lesion having a warty surface with a chronic inflammatory base seen on the hands in adults and lower extremities in children, with marked hypersensitivity to tuberculous antigens.

Synonym(s): tuberculous wart

See Also: postmortem wart

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