Idiopathic facial aseptic granuloma of children.

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Garofalo L. 2012. Idiopathic facial aseptic granuloma of children. Eur. J. Pediat. Dermatol. 22 (2): 164.


Garofalo L.
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Case 1. A 3-year-old child was first observed due to two asymptomatic lesions of the face, the first on the left cheek started 8 months before, in September and the second on the right cheek begun six months earlier: the lesions had reached the maximum diameter within 2 months and then had remained stationary; moreover, they had never been secreting.
In his remote medical history there were recurrent catarrhal otitis and a surgical operation for preputial adhesions.
The physical examination (Fig. 1, 2) revealed two nodules: the larger on the left cheek had a diameter of 12 x 8 mm, was clearly demarcated, had smooth surface, hard-elastic consistency and was not painful. The final diagnosis was idiopathic facial aseptic granuloma of children and we decide to keep it under observation without any therapy.


Granuloma, Idiopathic, Facial, Aseptic