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Tuberculosis (skin)

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Lupus vulgaris is tuberculosis of the skin.

This is a rare presentation in the developed world but is more common in underdeveloped nations and in the immunosuppressed.

The lesion spreads with a hyperpigmented margin and a hypopigmented core. There is often ulceration.

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