Definition of Lupus vulgaris

1. Noun. Tuberculosis of the skin; appears first on the face and heals slowly leaving deep scars.

Generic synonyms: T.b., Tb, Tuberculosis, Lupus

Medical Definition of Lupus vulgaris

1. Cutaneous tuberculosis with characteristic nodular lesions on the face, particularly about the nose and ears. Synonym: lupus tuberculosus, tuberculosis cutis luposa. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Lupus Vulgaris

lupus erythematosus test
lupus glomerulonephritis-pathology
lupus livido
lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei
lupus mutilans
lupus nephritis
lupus papillomatosus
lupus pernio
lupus profundus
lupus sebaceus
lupus serpiginosus
lupus superficialis
lupus tuberculosus
lupus verrucosus
lupus vulgaris (current term)

Literary usage of Lupus vulgaris

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1894)
"In this way permanent cures may be looked for. THE TREATMENT OF lupus vulgaris. IN a contribution on this subject, ..."

2. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1904)
"MULTIPLE lupus vulgaris CONSECUTIVE TO MEASLES. BY HG ADAMSON, MD, MRCP, ... Hutchinson has called attention to the fact that when lupus vulgaris is ..."

3. Annals of Ophthalmology (1917)
"lupus vulgaris, PARTICULARLY IN ITS INVOLVEMENT OF THE OCULAR STRUCTURES. ... lupus vulgaris occurs so seldom in the practice of ophthalmologists that the ..."

4. Diseases of the Skin by Richard Lightburn Sutton (1919)
"Multiple Disseminated lupus vulgaris is a term applied to a rather ... JC "White has reported a series of cases of this kind in which lupus vulgaris, ..."

5. A Treatise on diseases of the skin for advanced students and practitioners by Henry Weightman Stelwagon (1916)
"... which is practically the same as in lupus and other forms. 5. lupus vulgaris Synonyms.—Lupus; Lupus vorax; Fr., Lupus vulgaire; Lupus tuberculeux; ..."

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