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Granulosis rubra nasi is a rare condition characterised by hyperhidrosis of the nose. Granulosis Rubra Nasi (GRN) is a rare disorder of the eccrine glands. It is clinically characterized by hyperhidrosis of the central part of the face. Granulosis rubra nasi is a rare familial disease of children, occurring on the nose, cheeks, and chin, characterized by diffuse redness, persistent excessive.

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Granulosis rubra nasi is gfanulosis rare disorder of the eccrine glands, inherited as an autosomal dominant trait. It is clinically characterized by hyperhidrosis of the central part of the face, most conspicuous on the tip of the nose, followed by appearance of diffuse erythema over the nose, rubrra, chin, and upper lip.

It is commonly seen in childhood, but can also occur in adults. This is a case report of a year-old male patient who presented with excessive sweating over the nose. Physical examination of the nose revealed erythema and multiple telangiectatic vesicles.

Biopsy findings supported the diagnosis of granulosis rubra nasi. Garnulosis case is being reported for its rarity since to the best of our knowledge, it has not been reported in Indian subjects so far. Granulosis rubra nasi is a rare disorder of the eccrine glands first described by Jadassohn in In the English literature Maschkillesson and Neradow have recorded cases and the disease was not thought to be rare.

Granulosis rubra nasi: a rare condition treated successfully with topical tacrolimus

A year-old man presented with erythema over the nose since childhood without sensitivity to sunlight. He was otherwise well and there was no relevant family history. The rest of the physical examination was normal. The skin biopsy showed dilatation of nwsi vessels, dilated sweat ducts with a discrete mononuclear cell infiltrate surrounding them [ Figure 3 ].

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The patient was reassured taking into consideration the benign nature of the disease. Our patient presented with granulosis rubra nasi, a rare disease.

It usually starts in childhood in patients aged between 6 months and 15 years. The clinical picture is characterized rubrq hyperhidrosis of the central part of the face, most conspicuous on the tip of the nose. This is followed by appearance of diffuse erythema over the nose, cheeks, chin, and upper lip.

Erythematous macules, papules, vesicles or even pustules may be seen over the sweat duct orifices. The diagnosis is largely clinical. Histopathology shows a mild mononuclear cell infiltrate around the sweat ducts, blood vessels, and lymphatics.

There is dilation of blood vessels and the lymphatic vessels.

Granulosis rubra nasi

Pilosebaceous units are normal and no heterotopic apocrine glands are found[ 3 ] This disease usually remits after puberty, unlike the primary forms of localized hyperhidrosis but sometimes may continue into adulthood. The pathogenesis of the disease is still unknown. Some authors have suggested that rubrq is a disorder of vasomotor and secretory function of nadi nose.

Goldsmith had described rubea rrhea as an associated feature. The clinical picture is very distinctive and rarely there is a problem with the diagnosis. The differential diagnosis includes rosacea and perioral dermatitis. In rosacea granuloxis is erythema of the cheeks and nose along with telangiectasias but no hyperhidrosis of the central part of the face.

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In the case of perioral dermatitis there are small monomorphic papules, pustules, erythema, and scaling involving the perioral area and no hyperhidrosis. Other differential diagnosis include acne vulgaris, lupus pernio, and lupus erythematosus.

Drying lotions like calamine can be tried. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Indian Dermatol Online J. Cynthia SargunamJayakar Thomasand N. Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

Granulosis rubra nasi: a rare condition treated successfully with topical tacrolimus

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Abstract Granulosis rubra nasi is a rare disorder of the eccrine glands, inherited as an autosomal dominant trait. Disorder of eccrine glands, granulosis rubra nasi, telengiectasia.

Open gdanulosis a separate window. Shows erythema more prominently. Footnotes Source of Support: Nil Conflict of Interest: G Ital Dermatol Venereol. Granulosis rubra nasi in a mother and daughter. Diseases of the eccrine and apocrine sweat glands. Proc R Soc Med.

Two cases of granulosis rubra nasi in boys. Treatment of granulosis rubra nasi with botulinum toxin type A.

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