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January 1968

Granuloma Fissuratum of the Nose

Author Affiliations

Long Beach, Calif

From the Medical Service, Section of Dermatology, Veterans Administration Hospital, Long Beach, Calif.

Arch Dermatol. 1968;97(1):34-37. doi:10.1001/archderm.1968.01610070040006

The first instance of granuloma fissuratum, occurring on the nose near the inner ocular canthus, is reported. The clinical resemblance to basal cell carcinoma emphasizes that proper diagnosis is essential to avoid unnecessarily destructive therapy.

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