Centrofacial malignant granulomas. Clinicopathologic study of 40 cases and review of the literature.

@article{Grange1992CentrofacialMG,
  title={Centrofacial malignant granulomas. Clinicopathologic study of 40 cases and review of the literature.},
  author={C. Grange and Jean Cabane and Alain Dubois and Martine Rapha{\"e}l and Guy Chomette and Gervasio A. Lamas and Pierre Godeau and Bernard Meyer and J C Imbert},
  journal={Medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={179-96}
}
An important problem in the treatment of centrofacial ulcerations is to establish a precise diagnosis, since similar clinical and microscopic findings can result from many different causes (as in the centrofacial malignant granuloma syndrome [CFMG]). A comprehensive surgical biopsy protocol (known as SNFMI/GMCF), involving microbiology, parasitology, immunology and pathology laboratories, allowed us to evaluate and to treat 40 cases of CFMG, who form the basis of this report. In 13 of them… CONTINUE READING