lupus vulgaris

noun
lupus vul·gar·is | \-ˌvəl-ˈgar-əs, -ˈger- \

Medical Definition of lupus vulgaris 

: a tuberculous disease of the skin marked by formation of soft brownish nodules with ulceration and scarring

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