Granuloma annulare mimicking dorsal knuckle pads

Chad M. Myeroff, Peter J. Stern

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A 37-year-old man underwent excision of what was presumed to be knuckle pads associated with Dupuytren disease. The histology revealed granuloma annulare, which is typically treated nonsurgically. This report includes a discussion of granuloma annulare and its differentiation from knuckle pads.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1039-1041
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2011


  • Dorsal knuckle pads
  • Dupuytren disease
  • Garrod's nodules
  • excision
  • granuloma annulare


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