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2022 Nov 30

Braz J Infect Dis

Primary extensive perianal cutaneous tuberculosis: A challenging diagnosis. Case report and a review of the literature.


Takahashi A A R, Bassaneze T, Longo K S, Batista J G, Waisberg J
Braz J Infect Dis. 2022 Nov 30:102722.
PMID: 36462576.


Perianal tuberculosis is extremely rare without previous or active pulmonary infection. Ulcerative skin lesion is a rare presentation of extrapulmonary tuberculosis in the oral, perianal, or genital mucosa and the adjacent skin.