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lupus hypertrophicus

lupus hypertrophicus in Medicine

lupus hypertrophicus lupus hy·per·troph·i·cus (hī'pər-trŏf'ĭ-kəs)
A form of lupus vulgaris in which the tubercles are grouped into prominent hypertrophic nodules with deep-seated scarring, usually on the chin. Also called lupus tumidus.

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  • In exceptional instances exuberant granulations appear— lupus hypertrophicus; or papillary outgrowths are noted—lupus verrucosus.

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