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Tuberculosis: An Unusual Cause of Genital Ulcer

Toledo-Pastrana, Tomás MD*; Ferrándiz, Lara MD*; Pichardo, Antonio Rodríguez MD*; Muniaín Ezcurra, Miguel Angel MD; Camacho Martínez, Francisco M. PhD*

doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0b013e318251577b
Case Report

Tuberculosis can cause genital ulcers, although this clinical manifestation was more frequent at the beginning of the 20th century as it was related to the rite of circumcision. We report the case of a patient with this disease, presumably acquired through sexual intercourse.

From the *Department of Dermatology, Virgen Macarena University Hospital, Seville, Spain; and Department of Infectology, Virgen Macarena University Hospital, Seville, Spain

Correspondence: Tomás Toledo-Pastrana, MD, Department of Dermatology, Virgen Macarena University Hospital, Avda. Dr. Fedriani, 3, 41009, Seville, Spain. E-mail: ttoledop@gmail.com.

Received for publication December 29, 2011, and accepted February 20, 2012.

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