Actinic granuloma is a granulomatous reaction occurring in profoundly sun-damaged skin.
Appearing as an erythematous papule, the lesion expands as a red, raised ring, often with central atrophy being evident.
Lesions are usually asymptomatic.
- The application of potent topical glucocorticoids to the advancing edge is often effective.
- Intralesional triamcinolone can also be effective.
- Cryotherapy can also be used.
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