Disease Information for Granuloma annulare

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Annular erythema lesion, large
Annular lesions rash
Cutaneous granulomatous ulceration/signs
Cutaneous ulcer/Skin ulcer
Local lesion/skin rash
Non-pruritic rash
Rash
Rash with well demarcated lesions
Rash, chronic/Dermatitis
Rash/Lesions Hands and Feet
Skin nodules/Subcutaneous nodules
Subcutaneous nodules
Subcutaneous nodules in Children
Symmetrical rash
Disease Progression
Course/Self limited usually
Onset/Young adult
Demographics & Risk Factors
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Female
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Skin biopsy/Abnormal
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Erythema multiforme
Lichen planus
Mycosis fungoides
Necrobiosis Lipoides Diabeticorum
Sarcoidosis, cutaneous
Syphilis, secondary
Tinea corporis
Associated Disease & Complications
Granuloma annulare
Granulomatous Dermatitis
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Primary organ/system disorder (ex)
CLASS/Dermatologic/Subcutaneous (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Granulomatous skin areas/lesions
Process
PROCESS/Idiopathic/unclassified/unknown (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Chloroquin (Aralen)
RX/Cyclosprin
RX/Dapsone (Avlosulfon)
RX/Local injection/steroid
RX/Topical Steroid
SX/Cryosurgery
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Biopsy
Definition

Benign granulomatous disease of unknown etiology characterized by a ring of localized or disseminated papules or nodules on the skin and palisading histiocytes surrounding necrobiotic tissue resulting from altered collagen structures.

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