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Case for diagnosis: childhood granulomatous periorificial dermatitis.

Tiengo A, Barros HR, Carvalho DB, Oliveira GM, Romiti N - An Bras Dermatol (2013 Jul-Aug)

Bottom Line: It's a benign and self-limited disease that heals spontaneously without scarring and specific therapy.We present the case of a 4-year-old boy, presenting papules in periorificials areas.Due to its low incidence and low number of publications we report the present case.

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Affiliation: Dermatology Service, University Center Lusíada, Santos(SP),Brazil.

ABSTRACT
Childhood Granulomatous Periorificial Dermatitis is an acneiform facial rash that affects the periorificial area in children. The clinical aspectare asymptomatic 1-3 mm papules of, monomorphic, erythematous or hypopigmented in periorificial areas - mouth, nose and eyes. It's a benign and self-limited disease that heals spontaneously without scarring and specific therapy. Differential diagnoses include perioral dermatitis, granulomatous-rosacea, sarcoidosis, and lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei. We present the case of a 4-year-old boy, presenting papules in periorificials areas. Due to its low incidence and low number of publications we report the present case.

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Mentions: A 4-year-old blackmale patient, who was born and raised in Santos - SP, presented with normochromic and asymptomatic papular eruption on the face for two years. There was no personal or family history of other skin conditions including acne, atopic or contact dermatitis. He had not done previously topical or systemic treatment. The morphology of the lesions was characterized by numerous monomorphic papules affecting the perioral region predominantly and less commonly in peri-ocular e peri-nasal regions. (Figures 1 and 2)


Case for diagnosis: childhood granulomatous periorificial dermatitis.

Tiengo A, Barros HR, Carvalho DB, Oliveira GM, Romiti N - An Bras Dermatol (2013 Jul-Aug)

Patient withpapular eruptionnormochromic areasperiorificial
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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f01: Patient withpapular eruptionnormochromic areasperiorificial
Mentions: A 4-year-old blackmale patient, who was born and raised in Santos - SP, presented with normochromic and asymptomatic papular eruption on the face for two years. There was no personal or family history of other skin conditions including acne, atopic or contact dermatitis. He had not done previously topical or systemic treatment. The morphology of the lesions was characterized by numerous monomorphic papules affecting the perioral region predominantly and less commonly in peri-ocular e peri-nasal regions. (Figures 1 and 2)

Bottom Line: It's a benign and self-limited disease that heals spontaneously without scarring and specific therapy.We present the case of a 4-year-old boy, presenting papules in periorificials areas.Due to its low incidence and low number of publications we report the present case.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Dermatology Service, University Center Lusíada, Santos(SP),Brazil.

ABSTRACT
Childhood Granulomatous Periorificial Dermatitis is an acneiform facial rash that affects the periorificial area in children. The clinical aspectare asymptomatic 1-3 mm papules of, monomorphic, erythematous or hypopigmented in periorificial areas - mouth, nose and eyes. It's a benign and self-limited disease that heals spontaneously without scarring and specific therapy. Differential diagnoses include perioral dermatitis, granulomatous-rosacea, sarcoidosis, and lupus miliaris disseminatus faciei. We present the case of a 4-year-old boy, presenting papules in periorificials areas. Due to its low incidence and low number of publications we report the present case.

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Related in: MedlinePlus