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My sister has some skin disorder for long time now, red colored bumps on her hand...well first doctor that she has been to set diagnose which was totally wrong. So, I told her to see a dermatologist here in private hospital in area that we live. This one suspects on condition that he called ‘Generalized Granuloma Annulare’. What does it mean?

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Generalized Granuloma Annulare is a subdivision of the disorder Granuloma annulare as well as Localized G.A, Perforating G.A., Linear G. A. and Subcutaneous G. A. It is a chronic degenerative skin disorder, but the most common form is localized granuloma annulare, it is characterized by the presence of small, firm red or yellow colored bumps (nodules or papules) that appear arranged in a ring on the skin. In most cases, the sizes of the lesions range from 1-5 centimeters. Commonly affected sites are the feet, hands, and fingers. The lesions associated with granuloma annulare usually disappear without treatment. It is called spontaneous remission, but the lesions often reappear. The exact cause of granuloma annulare is not known.
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