THE METROPOLITAN DERMATOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LOS ANGELES
Oct 27, 1970Carol M. Leland, MD, Editor
Atypical Granuloma Annulare. Presented by Edward Murphy, MD, and Hans Field, MD.
This 21-year-old man developed a symmetrical eruption over his elbows in August 1968. Remissions and exacerbations have occurred. He has no history of diabetes mellitus.Examination reveals discrete and confluent yellow-white papules and nodules in a symmetrical distribution on the extensor aspects of his elbows. Some of the lesions have narrow erythematous halos. A skin biopsy was suggestive of granuloma annulare. Laboratory findings: hematocrit, 46.0%; white blood cell count (WBC), 10,600/cu mm; neutrophils 84%; lymphocytes 16%; urinalysis, normal; blood glucose, 76 mg/100 ml; cholesterol, 191 mg/100 ml; cholesterol esters, 191 mg/100 ml.Generalized Granuloma Annulare. Presented by Rose B. Saperstein, MD.This woman first developed a nodule on the dorsum of her left hand in 1964. A corticosteroid injection alleviated it. From 1965
Society Transactions. Arch Dermatol. 1971;104(6):676-681. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000240100015