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My daughter was just diagnosed with granuloma annulare. She was prescribed a topical cream. Is this something she'll have the rest of her life?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: No crystal ball.

It's difficult to predict what will happen with ga; a lot depends on what is causing it, and often the cause is not clear at all.
The localized form has a tendency to resolve spontaneously. The generalized form tends to be more persistent. Your daughter should be checked periodically for diabetes, as ga is sometimes a harbinger of the type i form.

In brief: No crystal ball.

It's difficult to predict what will happen with ga; a lot depends on what is causing it, and often the cause is not clear at all.
The localized form has a tendency to resolve spontaneously. The generalized form tends to be more persistent. Your daughter should be checked periodically for diabetes, as ga is sometimes a harbinger of the type i form.
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