Granuloma faciale in a child successfully treated with the pulsed dye laser

J H Welsh, T L Schroeder, M L Levy
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 1999, 41 (2 Pt 2): 351-3
Granuloma faciale, a rare, chronic, cutaneous disorder, is uncommon in children. Numerous treatment modalities have been used to treat granuloma faciale but none are consistently effective. In addition, many of the previously used therapies have unwanted side effects or are not well tolerated by children. We report a case of granuloma faciale in an 11-year-old child successfully treated with the pulsed dye laser. To our knowledge, this is the first report of this treatment modality for granuloma faciale.

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