Lupus vulgaris are cutaneous tuberculosis skin lesions with nodular appearance, most often on the face around nose and ears. Tuberculosis (commonly shortened to TB) is an infection caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which most commonly affects the lungs (pulmonary TB) but can also affect the central nervous system (meningitis), lymphatic system, circulatory system (Miliary tuberculosis), genitourinary system, bones and joints. ... A nodule describes an aggregation of similar cells or particles in a number of scientific fields: In medicine, a nodule refers to a small aggregation of cells. ...
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From there I started the long nightmare years: trying to find a good doctor, making people understand I was sick even though they couldn't see it, getting my work to understand my new needs and limitations, and getting support and understanding from friends and family.
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