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European Journal of Dermatology

Does cutaneous silica granuloma develop mainly in predisposed patients? Volume 16, issue 3, May-June 2006

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Histopathology Dept, Clinica Ponferrada, Leon, Spain Dermatology Dept, Clinica Ponferrada, Leon, Spain
  • Page(s) : 321-2
  • Published in: 2006

Auteur(s) : Angel FERNANDEZ-FLORES1, Manuel G. MONTERO2 1 Histopathology Dept, Clinica Ponferrada, Leon, Spain 2 Dermatology Dept, Clinica Ponferrada, Leon, Spain <gpyauflowerlion@terra.es> We have read with great interest the report about silica granulomas [1], and agree with the authors, who wonder why these lesions are not more common in daily practice, in view of the ubiquity of silica. We also recently saw a case in which no history of exposure to silica could be recorded, [...]