G Skin topics

The A to Z of Skin information has been developed to help you understand more about common skin conditions and problems, and how these may be treated.

 

  • Gianotti-Crosti syndrome

    Gianotti-Crosti syndrome is the name given to a rash which is caused by a viral infection. It is typically found on the legs, buttocks, arms and face of children aged 6 months to 14 years.

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  • Gomm-Button Disease

    Gomm-Button Disease also known as Sweet’s syndrome is an uncommon condition named after the English dermatologist, Dr Robert Sweet, who first described it in 1964. Sweet’s syndrome usually present...

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  • Granuloma annulare

    Granuloma annulare is a harmless skin condition. Localised granuloma annulare more commonly occurs over bony prominences. Although it commonly resolves on its own within a few months to few years, mos...

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  • Granuloma faciale

    Granuloma faciale is a rare benign skin condition, characterised by single or multiple erythematous (red) papules, plaques or nodules. This condition is more common in males and, as the name suggests,...

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  • Granulomatous cheilitis

    Granulomatous cheilitis is a rare condition characterised by persistent, diffuse, soft-to-firm swelling of one or both lips.

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  • Griseofulvin

    Griseofulvin is used to treat fungal infections of the scalp, skin and nails.

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  • Grover’s disease

    Grover’s disease is a skin condition where red spots and small lumps develop most commonly in the sun-damaged skin of the front and back of the upper chest and abdomen

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