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Annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9798106     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 49-year-old woman had large annular lesions with raised erythematous borders and atrophic, hypopigmented central regions on her neck, trunk, and proximal upper extremities. Examination of a biopsy specimen demonstrated a granulomatous infiltrate in the upper dermis that surrounded areas lacking elastic fibers; elastic fibers were present within the multinucleated giant cells. The clinical presentation and pathologic findings were consistent with a diagnosis of annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma (AEGCG). The clinical description and pathologic differential diagnosis of AEGCG are reviewed.
Authors:
C L Tock; P R Cohen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cutis     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0011-4162     ISO Abbreviation:  Cutis     Publication Date:  1998 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-12-29     Completed Date:  1998-12-29     Revised Date:  2013-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0006440     Medline TA:  Cutis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  181-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Vascular Cell Biology Laboratory, Texas Heart Institute, Houston, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arm
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Granuloma Annulare / diagnosis*,  pathology
Humans
Middle Aged
Neck
Thorax

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