Lest We Forget - Tuberculosis
Kalyani Pillai*, Sandhya Acharya, S Criton, Parvathy VK*
*Department of Pediatrics and Department of Dermatology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur, Kerala , India
Abstract

Erythema Nodosum (EN) due to tuberculosis is now becoming increasingly rare. In the West, streptococcal infection is the common cause for EN. However in tuberculosis, EN may the only manifestation of a primary pulmonary infection or may be found in patients with positive Mantoux skin test but no detectable focus of tubercular infection. We present such a case.
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