Primary Perianal Tuberculosis in a Diabetic Patient

Shashikant Adlekha, Tandra Chadha


Primary perianal tuberculosis is a rare form of extra pulmonary tuberculosis. We present a case of perianal tuberculosis without any pulmonary or gastrointestinal involvement in a diabetic patient. Histopathological examination of perianal lesion demonstrated loose granulomas and positive staining for (EZN) stain.

Keywords: Diabetes, extra pulmonary tuberculosis, EZN staining, perianal tuberculosis

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