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European Journal of Dermatology


sQUIZ your knowledge! Facial solid oedema of unknown origin Volume 29, numéro 5, September-October 2019


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Servicio de Dermatologia Hospital, Universitario San Cecilio, Avda Conocimiento 33, 18016 Granada, Spain

A 22-year-old man with no family or personal history of interest was referred to our department from the Autoimmune Diseases Unit of the Hospital Universitario San Cecilio, Granada, Spain on July 2018 to assess persistent solid oedema in the glabellar area and bilateral lower palpebral area (figure 1A) which had evolved over four months. Laboratory tests (blood cell count, tests for general biochemistry, autoantibodies, TSH, C3, C4, and C1q, and radioallergosorbent tests for pneumo and gastroallergens) [...]