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A Case of Granulomatous Dermatitis Occurring After Implantation of a Titanium-Containing Pacemaker

Granulomatous contact dermatitis to metals, including titanium-containing pacemakers, is rare but has been documented in the literature. The pathogenesis is likely to be a delayed hypersensitivity
reaction to the metal. We present this case to illustrate the clinical and histopathological features of this unusual entity with a discussion of the histologic differential diagnosis and review of the literature.