Granuloma Faciale

What is it? 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, […]

Granuloma Annulare

What is it? 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 […]

Gianotti-Crosti Syndrome

What is it? Also known as … Papular Acrodermatitis of Childhood Gianotti-Crosti syndrome is the name given to a rash which is caused by a viral infection. It is typically […]

Granulomatous Cheilitis

What is it? Also known as … Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Miescher’s Cheilitis Granulomatous Cheilitis is a rare condition characterised by persistent, diffuse, soft-to-firm swelling of one or both lips. What causes […]

Grönblad–Strandberg Syndrome

Also known as … Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE). Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE) is a progressive systemic disorder resulting from the accumulation of calcium and minerals in the elastic fibres of the connective […]

Glucagonoma Syndrome

Also known as … Necrolytic Migratory Erythema (NME), Pseudo-glucagonoma Syndrome. Necrolytic Migratory Erythema (NME) is a rare, painful, eroded skin eruption that is highly associated with an underlying glucagonoma (a […]

Graft Versus Host Disease

What is it? Graft versus host disease (GVHD) is a condition which occurs after transplants, usually haematopoietic stem cell transplants but occasionally also solid organ transplants. As suggested by its […]

Grover’s disease

Also known as transient acantholytic dermatosis What is 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 […]


Griseofulvin What is griseofulvin? Griseofulvin is used to treat fungal infections of the scalp, skin and nails. The usual dosage is 10 to15 mg per kg. Griseofulvin is best absorbed […]