F 37, left arm

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Diagnosis:
Granuloma annulare
Comment:

Granuloma annulare (GA) is a benign inflammatory dermatosis of unknown etiology.

Granuloma annulare is relatively common disease that occurs in all ages, but it is rare in children. F > M.

Clinically GA presents as dermal papules and annular plaques.

It may be localized (most common), generalized or subcutaneous.

Most cases of GA resolve spontaneously.

GA may be associated with Type 1 diabetes mellitus  and hematopoietic malignancies (lymphoma and leukemia).