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September 10, 2001

Subcutaneous Nodules After a Cat Bite

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Arch Intern Med. 2001;161(16):2044-2045. doi:

Granuloma annulare is a frequent dermatosis with 4 clinical subtypes. Among these, the subcutaneous granuloma annulare (SGA) is an uncommon subtype with an unknown etiology (but associated with multiple contributing factors) that generally evolves to spontaneous resolution. A correct diagnosis of this type of granuloma annulare is important because it can enable proper treatment of this condition and not cause the patient undue stress and anxiety. We describe a woman with SGA associated with a cat bite.

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