Childhood granulomatous periorificial dermatitis

Mark A. Knautz, Jack L. Lesher

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)131-134
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Dermatology
Volume13
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 1996

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Metronidazole
Dermatitis
Tetracycline
Nose
Mouth
Therapeutics

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  • Dermatology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Knautz, M. A., & Lesher, J. L. (1996). Childhood granulomatous periorificial dermatitis. Pediatric Dermatology, 13(2), 131-134.

Childhood granulomatous periorificial dermatitis. / Knautz, Mark A.; Lesher, Jack L.

In: Pediatric Dermatology, Vol. 13, No. 2, 01.03.1996, p. 131-134.

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Knautz, MA & Lesher, JL 1996, 'Childhood granulomatous periorificial dermatitis', Pediatric Dermatology, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 131-134.
Knautz MA, Lesher JL. Childhood granulomatous periorificial dermatitis. Pediatric Dermatology. 1996 Mar 1;13(2):131-134.
Knautz, Mark A. ; Lesher, Jack L. / Childhood granulomatous periorificial dermatitis. In: Pediatric Dermatology. 1996 ; Vol. 13, No. 2. pp. 131-134.
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