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

Granuloma annulare treated with narrowband UVB phototherapy.
 

Author(s): Bianca Pinheiro Bousquet Muylaert, Roberta Almada, Rossana Cantanhede Farias de Vasconcelos

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. 2017 ;92(5 Suppl 1):82-84.

 

Granuloma annulare is a benign cutaneous inflammatory disease, whose lesions have spontaneous improvement in two years in 50% of cases, but there is recurrence in 40% of patients. Treatment may be topical, intralesional or systemic. The use of phototherapy with narrowband UVB is highlighted, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Case for diagnosis. Patch granuloma annulare.
 

Author(s): Geraldo Magela Magalhães, Cássio Ferreira Guimarães, Maysa Carla de Paula

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;92(3):419-420.

 

A 59-year-old woman reported a 20-day history of slightly scaly erythematous infiltrated patches on her palms and soles with a histopathological result which was consistent with interstitial-pattern granuloma annulare, clinically classified as patch granuloma annulare. This is a rare ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Dermoscopy of Granuloma Annulare: A Clinical and Histological Correlation Study.
 

Author(s): Enzo Errichetti, Aimilios Lallas, Zoe Apalla, Alessandro Di Stefani, Giuseppe Stinco

Journal: Dermatology (Basel). 2017 ;233(1):74-79.

 

Dermoscopy of granuloma annulare has been investigated by several studies, but none of them took into account the variability of dermoscopic findings according to clinical characteristics and/or histological subtype.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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

[Subcutaneous granuloma annulare: a case report].
 

Author(s): Francisco Reyes-Baraona, Paula Hasbún, Sergio González, María Soledad Zegpi

Journal: Rev Chil Pediatr. 2017 ;88(5):652-655.

 

Granuloma annulare is a benign and self-limited cutaneous disease. Subcutaneous granuloma annulare is an uncommon variant seen almost exclusively in young children, characterized by firm nodules appearing more frequently in lower extremities, buttocks, hands and scalp.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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: 31 Dec 1969

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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 ...

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