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Nodule in the nasolabial fold
2 Department of Pathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, PGIMER, Chandigarh - 160 012
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Narang T, Dogra S, Handa S, Radotra BD. Nodule in the nasolabial fold. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2008;74:299
A 40-year-old female presented with spontaneous onset of a progressively enlarging nodule on the right side of her nose since 6 months. There was no history of itching, ulceration, or bleeding. She had been applying clobetasol propionate 0.05% ointment twice a day for the last 3 weeks but the lesions did not regress. Examination revealed a red-brown waxy nodule in the right nasolabial fold [Figure - 1]. No regional lymph nodes were palpable. There was no lesion on any other part of her body. She did not have any systemic complaints or any significant medical illness in the past. The lesion was completely excised and sent for histopathology. The biopsy revealed abundant deposits of amorphous, faintly eosinophilic hyaline material distributed in the perivascular and periadnexal tissues in the superficial dermis [Figure 2A] and [Figure 2B]. The material stained with special stains.
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