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July 1990

Granuloma FacialeComparison of Different Treatment Modalities

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1990;116(7):849-851. doi:10.1001/archotol.1990.01870070097018

• Granuloma faciale is an uncommon cutaneous condition characterized by brownish-red macules, papules, nodules, and plaques. Separate areas of granuloma faciale involving the nasal skin of a 32-year-old man were treated using electrosurgery, carbon dioxide laser, and dermabrasion. All modalities provided good cosmetic and functional outcomes. The relative advantages and disadvantages of each technique are presented.

(Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1990;116:849-851)