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Pediatr Dermatol. 2013 Jan-Feb;30(1):147-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2011.01607.x. Epub 2011 Nov 16.

Ulcerated lupus vulgaris at the site of Bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccination.

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  • 1Department of Dermatology and STD, University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital (University of Delhi), Dilshad Garden, Delhi, India.


We report a case of ulcerated lupus vulgaris occurring in 1.5-year-old boy at the Bacille Calmette-Guérin vaccination site within 6 months, which was diagnosed using histology and polymerase chain reaction. The lesion resolved with isoniazid and rifampicin therapy.

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