Granuloma Faciale

  • Basil Patel
  • Robert A. Schwartz
  • William Abramovits
  • Kimberly Dawn Vincent


Granuloma faciale (GF) is an uncommon form of chronic leukocytoclastic vasculitis that is often treatment-resistant. A wide variety of treatment modalities have been tested. Cryosurgery appears to be a safe, effective, and inexpensive treatment option for this condition.


Granuloma Faciale Eosinophilic Cryotherapy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Basil Patel
    • 1
  • Robert A. Schwartz
    • 3
  • William Abramovits
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
    • 7
    • 8
    • 9
    • 10
  • Kimberly Dawn Vincent
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyRutgers University New Jersey Medical SchoolNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Belle Meade DermatologyNashvilleUSA
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyRutgers University School of Public Affairs and AdministrationNewarkUSA
  4. 4.Department of DermatologyBaylor University Medical CenterDallasUSA
  5. 5.Departments of Family Practice and DermatologyThe University of Texas Southwestern Medical SchoolDallasUSA
  6. 6.Department of Internal MedicineTexas College of Osteopathic Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science CenterFort WorthUSA
  7. 7.Department of DermatologyUniversity of Texas Medical BranchDallasUSA
  8. 8.Texas Tech University, Health Sciences CenterLubbockUSA
  9. 9.Texas A&M Health Science Center College of MedicineDallasUSA
  10. 10.Dermatology Treatment & Research CenterDallasUSA

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