GRANULOSIS RUBRA NASI

By Gary M. White, MD


In GRN, hyperhidrosis followed by erythema of the nose, cheeks, chin and upper lip is typical. It may be inherited as an AD trait. Onset is usually in childhood.

Treatment

This disease usually remits after puberty.

References

A 27-year-old man presented with erythema over the nose since childhood. Physical examination showed erythema of the nose covered by beads of sweat. Indian Dermatol Online J. 2013 Jul-Sep; 4(3): 208–209.

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