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Current inflammatory nodule in the mandibular angle
  1. An-wei Chen,
  2. Hua Wang,
  3. Xiao-yan Luo
  1. Department of Dermatology, Chongqing Medical University Affiliated Children's Hospital, Chongqing, China
  1. Correspondence to Professor Xiao-yan Luo, Department of Dermatology, Chongqing Medical University Affiliated Children's Hospital, Chongqing, China; xyluo{at}hospital.cqmu.edu.cn

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A 13-year-old girl presented with a 6-month history of a recurrent single erythematous nodule on her right cheek associated with periodic drainage of inflammatory exudate. The patient did not have any discomfort or history of trauma or infection. Physical examination revealed a well-defined soft erythematous nodule about 1 cm in diameter in her right mandibular angle (figure 1A). Skin biopsy from the lesion showed non-specific chronic inflammation (figure 1B). The sagittal T2 STIR MRI images showed that the …

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  • Contributors A-wC wrote the manuscript in consultation with HW and X-yL.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.