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Abdomino-Cutaneous Tuberculosis: A Rare Case Report
Karuna Thapar, Naresh Jindal, Gaurav Dhawan.
Department of Pediatrics, Government Medical College, Amritsar.
Cutaneous tuberculosis is rare and constitutes only about 0.15% of all dermatological outpatients in our country however a combination of abdominal tuberculosis with cutaneous tuberculosis is extremely rare. We present a 13 year old male with fever, multiple discharging non-healing cutaneous ulcers and progressive ascites for the last 6 months. Ascitic tap and skin biopsy were suggestive of tuberculosis.

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