Treatment of disseminated granuloma annulare recalcitrant to topical therapy: a retrospective 10-year analysis with comparison of photochemotherapy alone versus photochemotherapy plus oral fumaric acid esters.

@article{Wollina2012TreatmentOD,
  title={Treatment of disseminated granuloma annulare recalcitrant to topical therapy: a retrospective 10-year analysis with comparison of photochemotherapy alone versus photochemotherapy plus oral fumaric acid esters.},
  author={U W E Wollina and Daina Langner},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 10},
  pages={1319-21}
}
Editor Granuloma annulare (GA) is a benign inflammatory, often selflimiting disease. In contrast to localized GA with good prognosis and high response rate to topical treatment, disseminated GA tends to follow a chronic course. Topical treatment usually fails. Both phototherapy and systemic drug therapy are used. Oral steroids are commonly used but there are a number of other drugs that have been used in single cases or small series of patients like allopurinol, ciclosporin A, dapsone… CONTINUE READING
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