granuloma annulare


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gran·u·lo·ma an·nu·la·'re

a chronic or recurrent, usually self-limited papular eruption that tends to develop on the distal portions of the extremities and over prominences, although the condition may be generalized; waxy papules tend to form annular lesions characterized microscopically by foci of dermal necrosis with mucin deposits, bordered by histiocytes with palisaded nuclei.

granuloma annulare

An idiopathic annular papular rash with geographic borders, which often occurs on the dorsum of the hands, feet and fingers of children and young adults. Female:male ratio, 2:1; granuloma annulare may be associated with diabetes.
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GRANULOMA ANNULARE

granuloma annulare

A circular rash with a raised red border, usually found on the hands, knuckles, or arms of young patients. The cause is unknown. The rash often lasts 1 or 2 years and then may disappear spontaneously.
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See also: granuloma

granuloma annulare

A skin condition commonly affecting the back of the feet or hands of children and young adults. It appears as an incomplete ring of confluent, slightly raised bumps, usually of skin colour but sometimes red or red-blue. The cause is unknown and recovery is spontaneous.
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Ohkawara, "Generalized granuloma annulare with primary biliary cirrhosis," Nippon Hifuka Gakkai zasshi, vol.
Lesions like leprosy, erythema nodosum leprosum, trichoepithelioma, Metastatic carcinoma were more common in males, while Prurigo Nodularis and granuloma annulare were more common in females.
(2.) Dabski K, Winkelmann RK: Generalized granuloma annulare: clinical and laboratory findings in 100 patients.
Successful outcome of cryosurgery in patients with granuloma annulare. British Journal of Dermatology, 130(4), 494-497.
The relationship between granuloma annulare and diabetes mellitus is still debated.
Chuang, "Lack of an association between granuloma annulare and type 2 diabetes mellitus," British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
* Annular elastolytic granuloma is a variant of granuloma annulare that occurs on skin that has been exposed to the sun.
Following institutional review board approval, the Partners Pathology Database was searched for "granuloma" and "zoster." Five cases of granuloma annulare occurring at the site of prior herpes zoster were identified between 2006 and 2011 and included in this study.
He and his colleagues found that adults with granuloma annulare are four times more likely to develop dyslipidemia than those without the inflammatory dermatosis.
Generalized granuloma annulare as an initial manifestation of chronic myelomonocytic leukemia: a report of 2 cases.
The patient was diagnosed with granuloma annulare on the basis of history and clinical exam.
Granuloma annulare (GA) is a benign inflammatory dermatosis characterized clinically by dermal papules and annular plaques.