A case of childhood granulomatous periorificial dermatitis is described. This disorder occurs predominantly in prepubertal black children and is characterized by a monomorphous, papular eruption occurring around the mouth, nose, and eyes. It is benign and self-limited. Treatment may include topical metronidazole in young patients and tetracycline in those over 8 years of age.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 1 1996|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health