Idiopathic facial aseptic granuloma

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Idiopathic facial aseptic granuloma
Clinical presentation of an asymptomatic red-to-violaceous nodule on the right cheek.

Idiopathic facial aseptic granuloma is a cutaneous condition characterized by a chronic, painless, solitary nodule, reminiscent of an acne nodule, appearing on the cheeks of young children.[1]: 502  It has a prolonged course, but spontaneously heals.[2]

See also


  1. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  2. Boralevi, F.; Léauté-Labrèze, C.; Lepreux, S.; Barbarot, S.; Mazereeuw-Hautier, J.; Eschard, C.; Taïeb, A. (April 2007). "Idiopathic facial aseptic granuloma: a multicentre prospective study of 30 cases". British Journal of Dermatology. 156 (4): 705–708. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2133.2006.07741.x. PMID 17493068.