Granuloma Annulare

Granuloma annulare is a benign skin condition that presents as small, raised, reddish-brown bumps arranged in a circular or ring-like pattern. It most commonly affects the hands and feet, but can also occur on other parts of the body. The exact cause of granuloma annulare is unknown, but it is thought to be related to an abnormal immune response. The condition is typically self-limiting and resolves on its own within a few months to a few years, but in some cases, it can persist for several years or even indefinitely. Treatment for granuloma annulare is usually not necessary, as the condition is benign and typically causes no symptoms. However, if the bumps are unsightly or itchy, a dermatologist may recommend a topical or intralesional corticosteroid, or in rare cases, a systemic medication.

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