papular tuberculid


A form of cutaneous tuberculosis characterized by a generalized papular eruption in young patients with active infection, thought to be caused by an allergic reaction to the tubercle bacillus.lichen scrofulosorum

Nearby words

  1. photoresistor,
  2. photorespiration,
  3. photoretinopathy,
  4. photoscan,
  5. photosensitive,
  6. photosensitization,
  7. photosensitize,
  8. photosensor,
  9. photoset,
  10. photosetting

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