Lymphangioma circumscriptum of buttock mimicking lupus vulgaris and responding with anti-tubercular chemotherapy

Shahid Hassan, J Firdaus, R Neha, Prabhat Kumar, D K Mishra, Shyam S Chaudhary


Lymphangioma circumscriptum (LC) is a form of lymphangioma involving skin and subcutaneous tissue. Circumscriptum as its name suggests, is a well-circumscribed small lesion but it has a rare extensive variety also. LC may resemble other entities such as metastatic carcinoma of skin, lymphangiectasis, syringocystadenoma papilliferum, lupus vulgaris, actinomycosis etc. It is a difficult condition to treat. Different modalities of treatment such as surgical excision, laser, sclerotherapy, radiofrequency coagulation are used to treat this condition. We report here clinical presentation mimicking lupus vulgaris and responding with anti-tubercular (ATT) chemotherapy.



Lymphangioma circumscriptum, anti-tubercular chemotherapy

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