Tuberculosis subcutanea et fistulosa

Last Updated: 2023-07-07

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

ICD11: -

Special form of tuberculosis cutis colliquativa.

Multiple fistulas with purulent secretion.

  • Clinic.
  • Biopsy (both dermatopathological and microbiological examination).
  • Tuberculin test (Mendel-Mantoux).
  • Quantiferon test.
  • If necessary, e.g. systemic involvement:
  • Thoracic X-ray or CT thorax.
  • Sonography of the abdomen and kidneys.
  • Collect sputum in the morning on 3 consecutive days (fasting up to 4 h).
  • Pass urine in the morning on 3 consecutive days (fluid restriction the evening before!).
  • Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL).

In particular, localised in the anogenital region.

Abscesses, tuberculoid structures.

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