Scrofuloderma in a 1-year-old girl with severe malnutrition: a case report

Madeleine Ramdhani Jasin, Fahreza Aditya Neldy, Darmawan Budi Setyanto, Gufron Nugroho, Valerie Sunhaji, Maria Francisca Ham

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Scrofuloderma can be rarely find in children. The condition needs to be considered as a differential diagnosis if we find a characteristic skin lesions in lymph node regions with associated systemic manifestations suggestive of TB. Late diagnosis and inappropriate treatment can lead to poor prognosis and antimicrobial resistance. In this report, we present a case of a severely malnourished 1-year-old girl with srofuloderma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)511-516
Number of pages6
JournalPaediatrica Indonesiana(Paediatrica Indonesiana)
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2023


  • children
  • cutaneous
  • extrapulmonary
  • scrofuloderma
  • tuberculosis


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