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Granuloma Gluteale Infantum Differential Diagnoses

  • Author: Marlene T Dytoc, MD, PhD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
 
Updated: Oct 05, 2015
 
 
 
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Marlene T Dytoc, MD, PhD, FRCPC Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Sciences, University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Canada

Marlene T Dytoc, MD, PhD, FRCPC is a member of the following medical societies: Alberta Medical Association, American Academy of Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Specialty Editor Board

Michael J Wells, MD, FAAD Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L Foster School of Medicine

Michael J Wells, MD, FAAD is a member of the following medical societies: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Dermatology, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association

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Van Perry, MD Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology, University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio

Van Perry, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology

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Chief Editor

Dirk M Elston, MD Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Dirk M Elston, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology

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Additional Contributors

Alfons Krol, MD, FRCPC Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Sciences, University of Alberta at Edmonton

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Melody Cheung-Lee, MD Staff Physician, Department of Dermatology, University of Alberta

Melody Cheung-Lee, MD is a member of the following medical societies: Alberta Medical Association, American Academy of Dermatology, Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Dermatology Association

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Photograph of a case of granuloma gluteale infantum.
Photograph of a case of granuloma gluteale adultorum.
Photomicrograph showing the histologic features of a case of granuloma gluteale adultorum. Granuloma gluteale infantum shares identical histologic features (original magnification X100).
Photomicrograph showing the histologic features of a case of granuloma gluteale adultorum. Granuloma gluteale infantum shares identical histologic features (original magnification X450).
 
 
 
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