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elastolytic granuloma

Thursday 10 January 2019


Annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma initially described by O’Brien in 1975 is a disorder of uncertain etiopathogenesis presenting with annular erythematous plaques predominantly on the sun-exposed areas.

Hisptopathologically, it is characterized by elastin degenration, multinucleate giant cells, and elastophagocytosis.

Clinical presentation

- Annular Elastolytic Giant Cell Granuloma

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