Granuloma faciale of the scalp

Inês Leite, Ana Moreira, Rita Guedes, Antónia Furtado, Eduarda Osório Ferreira, Armando Baptista
Dermatology Online Journal 2011 April 15, 17 (4): 6
Granuloma faciale (GF) is an uncommon dermatosis with characteristic clinicopathological features. Extrafacial isolated GF is extremely rare. Pulsed dye laser (PDL) is a treatment option for GF to minimize the risk of scarring. We report a case of a 78-year-old male with an extensive GF of the scalp successfully treated with pulsed dye laser (PDL).

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