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 44 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Perforating granuloma annulare mimicking papulonecrotic tuberculid.
 

Author(s): Amanda Regio Pereira, Mariana Bellini Vieira, Marina Pinhas Ariza Monteiro, Milvia Maria Simões e Silva Enokihara, Nilceo Schwery Michalany, Ediléia Bagatin, Karime Marques Hassun

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;88(6 Suppl 1):101-4.

 

A case is reported of a patient presenting lymph node tuberculosis and cutaneous lesions resembling papulonecrotic tuberculid, but histologically compatible with perforating granuloma annulare and which responded satisfactorily to antituberculous therapy. This is probably one of the ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2013

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Granuloma annulare mimicking multicentric reticulohistiocytosis.
 

Author(s): Margaret Wat, Grace S Sun, Paul M Rodriguez-Waitkus, Sylvia Hsu

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We describe a patient with granuloma annulare (GA) who presented with firm periungual papules mimicking "coral beads", a characteristic sign of multicentric reticulohistiocytosis (MRH). We highlight the importance of distinguishing between GA and MRH because the prognoses differ significantly.

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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Localized interstitial granuloma annulare induced by subcutaneous injections for desensitization.
 

Author(s): Philipp Spring, Maxime Vernez, Christa-Maria Maniu, Daniel Hohl

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We describe a patient with interstitial granuloma annulare associated with subcutaneous injection therapy (SIT) for desensitization to a type I allergy. Asymptomatic, erythematous, violaceous annular patches were located at the injection sites on both her arms. Medical history revealed ...

Last Updated: 9 Sep 2013

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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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