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Revista argentina de dermatología

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ECHAVEZ, M Diany; ACHENBACH, RE; PEREZ LIA, C  and  SANCHEZ, GF. Annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma: A case report and commentaries about its nosological ubication. Rev. argent. dermatol. [online]. 2017, vol.98, n.3. ISSN 1851-300X.

A 73-year-old white female, with a several months of history of ring shaped skin lesions, localized in her proximal limbs are communicated. The annular lesions have erythematous raised borders, and an atrophic hypo pigmented central patches. The hematoxylin and eosin staining showed a granulomatous infiltrate in the upper and middle dermis, with elastophagocytosis and elastolisis. The histological diagnosis was annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma. The relationship with the actinic y annular granulomas is discussed.

Keywords : annular elastolytic granuloma; actinic granuloma; annular granuloma.

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