Granuloma annulare

What is Granuloma annulare?

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.

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Hi doctor,I did an injection of mitoxandrone before 3 months and 15 day (16 mg).And I had a risky sexual activity with a prostitute 3 months and 20...

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No it does not affect antigen antibody reaction
regarding the granuloma inguinale i would request you to see a andrologist and proceed with...

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I have granuloma annulare. It started on the backs of both hands 5 years ago and has spread to both upper arms, behind both knees, andnow spots on...

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As per your case history of granuloma annulare, my treatment advice is -
1. Don't squeeze the lesion as it may worsen the condition.
2. Apply a...

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Some time ago I was diagnosed with Granuloma Annulare,prescribed some cream which did not help at all. I am getting more spots mainly on my right...

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Granuloma annular is a benign skin condition of unknown origin.The exact cause of granuloma annulare is unknown (idiopathic). Numerous theories...

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