Granuloma faciale successfully treated with topical tacrolimus: a case report
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|granuloma faciale; therapy; tacrolimus
|Granuloma eosinophilicum faciale (GF) is a rare chronic inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology. Although the condition is benign, its treatment is often unsatisfactory. we describe a case of a 60-year old man with GF resistant to therapy with topical corticosterids and liquid nitrogen. After 4 months of treatment with topical tacrolimus the lesions resolved, with remission lasting for 2 years.