November 2018 What Lies Beneath


A case of disseminated granuloma annulare successfully treated with acitretin and narrowband UV-B phototherapy

A case of disseminated granuloma annulare successfully treated with acitretin and narrowband UV-B phototherapy

Marie Claudine Francesca B. Perlas, MD,Elisabeth Ryan, MD, Johannes F. Dayrit, MD, FPDS, Maria Teresita G. Gabriel, MD, FPDS

Granuloma annulare(GA) is a benign, inflammatory skin condition characterized by asymptomatic, flesh colored or erythematous papules. The disseminated variant of granuloma annulare is uncommon, usually affecting women older than 40 years.