Indian Journal of Dermatology

: 2001  |  Volume : 46  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 238--241

Annular Elastolytic Giant Cell Granuloma

Sujay Khandpur1, Belum Siva Nagi Reddy2 

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The clinical and histopathological features of annular elastolytic giant cell granuloma in a 42–year-old female patient are described. The condition presented as annular erythematous plaques over sun- exposed skin sparing the face. Histopathology revealed dense granulomatous infiltrate consisting of numerous giant cells and lymphohistiocytes without any palisading arrangement or necrobiosis. The features differentiating it from other similar granulomatous disorders are discussed.

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Khandpur S, Nagi Reddy B. Annular Elastolytic Giant Cell Granuloma.Indian J Dermatol 2001;46:238-241

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Khandpur S, Nagi Reddy B. Annular Elastolytic Giant Cell Granuloma. Indian J Dermatol [serial online] 2001 [cited 2021 Jan 21 ];46:238-241
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