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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 65  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 139-140

Intractable chronic granulomatous perioral dermatitis in patients receiving growth hormone therapy: A new association between CGPD and GH


Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

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Jung Im Na
Department of Dermatology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seoul National University College of Medicine, 82 Gumi-ro 173 beon-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam 463-707
Korea
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DOI: 10.4103/ijd.IJD_191_18

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Childhood granulomatous periorificial dermatitis (CGPD) is a self-limiting skin condition characterized by papular eruptions around the mouth, nose and eyes of preadolescent children. We report two cases of intractable CGPD in which patients receiving growth hormone (GH) therapy showed persistent symptoms despite multiple treatment modalities. This association may suggest the role of GH in the pathogenesis of CGPD.


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