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June 1965

Granuloma Fissuratum of the Ears

Author Affiliations


From the Departments of Dermatology, University of California Medical School (Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology) and Highland-Alameda County Hospital, Chief of Dermatology.

Arch Dermatol. 1965;91(6):621-622. doi:10.1001/archderm.1965.01600120053012

Two patients are reported presenting a clinically basal-cell epithelioma-like lesion on the ear due to a rubbing earpiece from eyeglasses.

The lesions are benign and correspond to those of granuloma fissuratum produced in the mouth by a poorly-fitting dental plate.

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