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Erythematous nodules on the right cheek and chin

  • Author(s): Douri, Thaer
  • Shawaf, AZ
  • et al.
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Unknown: Erythematous nodules on the right cheek and chin
Thaer Douri, AZ Shawaf
Dermatology Online Journal 15 (3): 13

Ministry of Health, Syria-Hama. s-dori@scs-net.org


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A 55-year-old man who was hospitalized for pneumonia exhibited erythematous nodules on the right cheek and under the chin that he had first noticed two months earlier. The nodules were asymptomatic. Physical exam revealed two red nodules (Figs. 1-3). Histopathology images of one of the nodules are shown in Figures 4 and 5.


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