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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Granuloma Annulare

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An inflammatory, i.e., granulomatous, process that usually takes the form of papules which in constellation often assume annular, arcuate, and serpiginous shapes.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyogenic Granuloma

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A red, often ulcerated, boggy papule that represents a hyperplasia of small cutaneous vessels which are “fed” by an arteriole in the subcutaneous fat, the lesion resulting consistently from external trauma, usually in the form of a puncture or a yank of a “hang nail.” In time, the proliferation of vessels ceases, there is progressive fibroplasia, and the then gray or white papule shrinks and eventually disappears.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Xanthomas, Including Xanthogranulomas

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Deposits of lipid in the skin and sometimes in subcutaneous tissues as a consequence often, but not always, of hyperlipidemia.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Xanthogranuloma

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A granulomatous inflammatory process that presents itself in children as multiple yellowish papules or nodules that often are associated with systemic involvement of eyes, liver, and testes.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Granuloma Annulare

…rm of papules which in constellation often assume annular, arcuate, and serpiginous shapes. Many variants exist, among them widespread papules, papules in photodistribution, papules marked by tiny crusts (“perforating” granuloma

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyogenic Granuloma

A red, often ulcerated, boggy papule that represents a hyperplasia of small cutaneous vessels which are “fed” by an arteriole in the subcutaneous fat, the lesion resulting consistently from external trauma, usually in the form of a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Eosinophilic Fasciitis

A red, often ulcerated, boggy papule that represents a hyperplasia of small cutaneous vessels which are “fed” by an arteriole in the subcutaneous fat, the lesion resulting consistently from external trauma, usually in the form of a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare

A red, often ulcerated, boggy papule that represents a hyperplasia of small cutaneous vessels which are “fed” by an arteriole in the subcutaneous fat, the lesion resulting consistently from external trauma, usually in the form of a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Inguinale

A red, often ulcerated, boggy papule that represents a hyperplasia of small cutaneous vessels which are “fed” by an arteriole in the subcutaneous fat, the lesion resulting consistently from external trauma, usually in the form of a…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…s hypothesis has been suggested for similar reactive granulomatous processes in the skin (such as palisaded neutrophilic and granulomatous dermatitis or interstitial granulomatous dermatitis). Others have suggested that GA represents a delayed…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Granuloma Annulare: References

…neralized granuloma annulare: histopathology and immunopathology. Systemic review of 100 cases and comparison with localized granuloma annulare. J Am Acad Dermatol, 20(1):28-39. Piette EW, Rosenbach M. Granuloma annulare: a comprehensive review and…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Eosinophilic Fasciitis: Overview

…tophoresis and other immunosuppressive regimens can be considered for refractory and markedly symptomatic patients. Pitfalls Eosinophilic fasciitis must be distinguished from scleroderma. Recognition is critical because therapy and prognosis are…

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