Granuloma Annulare

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Granuloma Annulare

Granuloma annulare is a long-term (chronic) skin disease consisting of a rash with reddish bumps arranged in a circle or ring.
 

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The terms "Granuloma Annulare" returned 61 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Specific features of a rare form of disseminated necrobiosis lipoidica granuloma annulare type: a case report.
 

Author(s): Simona Laura Ianoşi, Cristina Tutunaru, Claudia Valentina Georgescu, Nicolae Gabriel Ianoşi, Diana Monica Georgescu, Suzana Dănoiu, Elena Carmen Niculescu, Carmen Daniela Neagoe

Journal: Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2014 ;55(4):1455-61.

 

Necrobiosis lipoidica (NL) is a rare dermatosis that has been shown to precede the onset of diabetes mellitus in 15% of patients. It is more common in women; the average age of the onset is 30 years. Skin lesions of classic NL begin as a small papule, typically on the bilateral pretibial ...

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2015

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Monthly rifampicin, ofloxacin, and minocycline therapy for generalized and localized granuloma annulare.
 

Author(s): Shilpa Garg, Sukriti Baveja

Journal: Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. ;81(1):35-9.

 

The localized form of granuloma annulare is usually self-limiting, resolving within 2 years. Generalized granuloma annulare, on the other hand, runs a protracted course, with spontaneous resolution being rare. It is also characterized by a later age of onset, an increased incidence ...

Last Updated: 8 Jan 2015

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Resolution of granuloma annulare following treatment with bendamustine and rituximab in a patient with follicular lymphoma: a serendipitous finding.
 

Author(s): B K Shah, Y Hewett, A Peterson, D Tretheway

Journal: J Postgrad Med. ;60(4):406-8.

 

Granuloma annulare is a benign inflammatory dermatosis. Cell-mediated immunity and delayed hypersensitivity are proposed pathogenic mechanisms. We report in this paper a case of generalized granuloma annulare that resolved after the patient was treated with rituximab and bendamustine ...

Last Updated: 5 Nov 2014

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The terms "Granuloma Annulare" returned 4 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Granuloma annulare of the palms.
 

Author(s): Larissa R Stewart, Saira George, K Lyn Hamacher, Sylvia Hsu

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Granuloma annulare (GA) is a common, benign skin condition, which was first described over a century ago, but still remains an enigma with respect to etiology, associated systemic diseases, and treatment. A number of clinical variants have been classified. We report an atypical presentation ...

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2011

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Granuloma annulare disseminatum responding to fumaric acid esters.
 

Author(s): Uwe Wollina

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A 40-year-old man suffered from disseminated granuloma annulare not responding to topical steroids and PUVA-therapy. He was treated with fumaric acid esters and achieved a partial response within 3 weeks, a complete remission after 12 weeks. The literature on fumaric acid esters in ...

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2009

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Subcutaneous granuloma annulare of the scalp in childhood: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Hakan Sabuncuoğlu, Kamil Oge, Figen Söylemezoğlu, Arzu Sağlam

Journal: Turk Neurosurg. 2007 ;17(1):19-22.

 

Granuloma annulare is a benign inflammatory skin lesion of unknown etiology that is usually seen in adults and children and subtypes of it includes localized granuloma annulare, generalized granuloma annulare, subcutaneous granuloma annulare and arcuate dermal erythema. Etiology and ...

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2007

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