[vuhl-gair-uh s] /vʌlˈgɛər əs/

noun, Pathology.
a rare form of tuberculosis of the skin, characterized by brownish tubercles that often heal slowly and leave scars.
tuberculosis of the skin, esp of the face, with the formation of raised translucent nodules Sometimes shortened to lupus

lupus vulgaris lupus vul·gar·is (vŭl-gâr’ĭs)
Cutaneous tuberculosis with characteristic reddish-brown ulcerating nodular lesions on the face, particularly about the nose and ears.


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