Skin tuberculosis in hyperergia

Last Updated: 2023-07-07

Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.

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If the tuberculin reaction is exceptionally severe, it is called hyperergia. Usually the tuberculin reactions do not have to be particularly high for this.



  • Lichen scrophulosorum.
  • Papulonecrotic tuberculid.
  • Erythema induratum Bazin.
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