Based on the clinical features and aforesaid investigations, the differential diagnoses of nodular/histoid leprosy, reticulohistiocytosis, subcutaneous sarcoidosis, cutaneous localised leishmaniasis, lymphocytoma cutis
, mycosis fungoides and post kala azar dermal Leishmaniasis were considered.
Some of them include Hansen's disease- tuberculoid pole, sarcoidosis, lupus vulgaris, chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus (tumid LE and LE profundus), granuloma faciale and pseudolymphoma (cutaneous lymphoid hyperplasia or lymphocytoma cutis
and Jessner's lymphocytic infiltration of skin).
, granulomatous rosacea, leishmaniasis, leprosy, syphilis and follicular mucinosis were considered in the differential diagnosis.