Iranian Journal of Dermatology

Vol. 22, No. 87, spring 2019
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An unusual presentation of granuloma faciale
Soheila Nasiri, Somayeh Hejazi, Safoura Shakoei, Zahra Asadi, Nazi Saljoughi

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Date Received: 2014 / Oct / 14 Date Revised: 2015 / Aug / 07 Date Accepted: 2015 / Aug / 18

Granuloma faciale (GF) is a benign disease that presents as solitary or multiple asymptomatic plaques on the face. We report a 25-year-old male patient with asymptomatic papular, pustular, and nodular lesions on both cheeks. Diagnosis of GF was made based on the histopathological findings. He was treated with cryotherapy and intralesional triamcinolone injections every month. After 3 months, the lesions became paler and less indurated.

Keywords: granuloma faciale, therapeutics, histopathology

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