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January 1982

Midline Granuloma: Stewart Type

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences and Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis.

Arch Dermatol. 1982;118(1):52-54. doi:10.1001/archderm.1982.01650130056022

• A 34-year-old woman had a granulomatous ulceration of the nose that responded to radiation therapy. The limitation of the disease to the nose and the histologic findings were consistent with a diagnosis of midline granuloma, Stewart type. The relationship of midline granuloma to Wegener's granulomatosis is reviewed. In view of the uniform mortality that accompanies untreated midline granuloma, a correct diagnosis must be made so that radiation therapy can be promptly instituted.

(Arch Dermatol 1982;118:52-54)

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