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Lewandowsky tuberculid

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Tuberculosis of the skin characterized by lesions of various sizes which are often present in large numbers on the cheeks and forehead. They differ from the lesions of rosacea in that they are yellowish or yellow-brown in colour and do not disappear entirely on diascopic pressure.


  • F. Lewandowsky, W. Lutz:
    Ein Fall einer bisher noch nicht beschriebener Hauterkrankung (Epidermodysplasia verruciformis).
    Archiv für Dermatologie und Syphilis, Berlin, 1922, 141: 193-202. This is the same reference as for Lewandowsky-Lutz dysplasia.

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