Cutaneous tuberculosis (TB) is among the uncommon varieties of tuberculosis but it is also on the rise, commensurate with the general resurgence of the disease. This is a case of a 24 old, female from Cogon, Naga, Cebu who was admitted to VSMMC due to dyspnea and was diagnosed to have Miliary TB, Scrofuloderma, Hypoalbuminemia, Anemia probably secondary to a chronic disease and Deep venous thrombosis.
Administration of antitubercular therapy led to complete resolution of the lesions within the six months.
1. To present a case of 24 year old female patient diagnosed with Scrofuloderma
2. To discuss the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical features, diagnostic measures, therapeutic management, complications and prognosis of Scrofuloderma.