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Interstitial Granulomatous Reaction to Strontium Ranelate

Cheryl Groves, MB, MRCPE; Mairin E. McMenamin, MB, MRCPI, FRCPath; Maureen Casey, MB, MRCPI; Louise Barnes, MD, FRCPI
Arch Dermatol. 2008;144(2):268-269. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2007.54.
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We report herein the novel occurrence of an interstitial granulomatous drug reaction in response to treatment with strontium ranelate, an anabolic skeletal agent used to treat postmenopausal osteoporosis.

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Subtle erythematous plaques extending from axilla to upper arm.

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Histiocytes surrounding eosinophilic collagen bundles (hematoxylin-eosin, original magnification ×20).

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