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J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2019 Oct-Dec;12(4):255-257. doi: 10.4103/JCAS.JCAS_37_19.

A Translucent Yellow-brown Papule on the Nose.

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1
Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy, Shri B. M. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, BLDE (Deemed to be University), Vijayapur, Karnataka, India.
2
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.
3
Department of Plastic Surgery, Shri B M Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, BLDE (Deemed to be University), Vijayapur, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

The adult counterpart of juvenile xanthogranuloma is a relatively uncommon and although benign, the condition is not self-regressing as the juvenile form. Hence, surgical management becomes necessary. Herein we describe the characteristic clinical, dermoscopic and histological features of a solitary xanthogranuloma in a 35 year old male that was effectively managed surgically and present to the readers as a quiz.

KEYWORDS:

Dermoscopy; Touton giant cells; xanthogranuloma

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