Granuloma annulare

Pseudorheumatoid nodule - subcutaneous granuloma annulare; GA

Granuloma annulare (GA) is a long-term (chronic) skin disease consisting of a rash with reddish bumps arranged in a circle or ring.

Granuloma annulare - close-up

Granuloma annulare is usually a self-limiting disorder characterized by raised lesions arranged in an annular shape. While this disease can occur at any age, it is usually found in children or young adults. The disorder can range from mild to severe and localized to generalized. The raised lesions are usually flesh colored to a red-purple. This picture shows a close-up of a granuloma annulare that is subcutaneous (deeper). It demonstrates the shape of the lesion as well as the color.

Granuloma annulare on the eyelid

Granuloma annulare is usually a self-limiting disorder characterized by raised lesions arranged in an annulare shape. While this disease can occur at any age, it is usually found in children or young adults. The disorder can range from mild to severe and localized to generalized. The raised lesions are usually flesh colored to a red-purple. This picture shows a small granuloma on the eyelid.

Granuloma annulare on the elbow

This is a picture of granuloma annulare on the elbow. Granuloma annulare is usually a self-limiting disorder characterized by red to flesh colored patches (plaques) arranged in a circular (annulare) shape. While this disease can occur at any age, it is usually found in children or young adults. The disorder can range from mild to severe and localized to generalized.

Granuloma annulare on the legs

This is a picture of granuloma annulare on the shins. Granuloma annulare is usually a self-limiting disorder characterized by red to flesh colored patches (plaques) arranged in a circular (annulare) shape. While this disease can occur at any age, it is usually found in children or young adults. The disorder can range from mild to severe and localized to generalized.

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