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Diseases » Granuloma annulare » Summary
 

What is Granuloma annulare?

What is Granuloma annulare?

  • Granuloma annulare: A harmless skin disease characterized by raised, bumpy, ring-shaped skin lesions.
  • Granuloma annulare: A degenerative disease of the dermal connective tissue characterized by the development of erythematous papules or nodules in the pretibial area. The papules form plaques covered with telangiectatic vessels. More than half of the affected patients have diabetes.
    Source - Diseases Database

Granuloma annulare: Introduction

Types of Granuloma annulare:

Broader types of Granuloma annulare:

Who gets Granuloma annulare?

Gender Ratio for Granuloma annulare: female predominance

How serious is Granuloma annulare?

Complications of Granuloma annulare: see complications of Granuloma annulare

What causes Granuloma annulare?

Causes of Granuloma annulare: see causes of Granuloma annulare
Risk factors for Granuloma annulare: see risk factors for Granuloma annulare

What are the symptoms of Granuloma annulare?

Symptoms of Granuloma annulare: see symptoms of Granuloma annulare

Complications of Granuloma annulare: see complications of Granuloma annulare

Duration of Granuloma annulare: up to 2 years (less with treatment)

Can anyone else get Granuloma annulare?

More information: see contagiousness of Granuloma annulare
Inheritance: see inheritance of Granuloma annulare

Granuloma annulare: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Granuloma annulare.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Granuloma annulare: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Granuloma annulare.
Treatments for Granuloma annulare: see treatments for Granuloma annulare
Research for Granuloma annulare: see research for Granuloma annulare

Organs Affected by Granuloma annulare:

Organs and body systems related to Granuloma annulare include:

Name and Aliases of Granuloma annulare

Main name of condition: Granuloma annulare

Other names or spellings for Granuloma annulare:

Necrobiosis lipoidica Source - Diseases Database

Granuloma annulare: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Granuloma annulare:

 

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