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Concomitant metastatic cutaneous tuberculous abscesses and Pott disease in an immunocompetent patient

  • Author(s): Marcos-Pinto, Ana
  • Marques, Tiago
  • Machado, António Pedro
  • Soares-de-Almeida, Luís
  • Filipe, Paulo
  • et al.
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Abstract

Tuberculosis affects one-third of the world’s population. The incidence of extrapulmonary tuberculosis including cutaneous and skeletal manifestations has increased in the last decades. The authors report a clinical case of concomitant metastatic cutaneous abscesses and Pott disease in an immunocompetent patient, a rare presentation of tuberculosis.

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