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Idiopathic facial aseptic granuloma: do we know how to diagnose it?

Authors:

Pérez Fuertes Ea, Carrera Polanco Mb, Jiménez Esteban Bc, Argüelles Bustillo Bd

aPediatra. CS Silvano. Madrid, España.
bPediatra. CS Silvano. Madrid. España.
cPediatra. CS Silvano. Madrid, España.
dPediatra. CS Silvano. Madrid, España.

Correspondence: E Pérez. Email: elenaperezfuertes@gmail.com

Reference of this article.:

Pérez Fuertes E, Carrera Polanco M, Jiménez Esteban B, Argüelles Bustillo B. Granuloma aséptico facial idiopático: ¿sabemos diagnosticarlo?. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2020;22:39-41.

Published in Internet: 05/03/2020

Abstract:

Idiopathic facial aseptic granuloma is a pediatric condition characterized by red-violaceous nodule usually located on the cheeks. Differential diagnosis with other facial nodules must be done. The pathogenesis is still unclear but seems to be associated with rosacea. It is important keeping in mind the possible ophthalmological damage of rosacea so follow up is recommended. As we show in the case report, it is a benign lesion and it tends to spontaneous resolution, so we can avoid invasive treatments.

Keywords: Rosacea. Facial nodule. Aseptic granuloma.


 


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