Granuloma Gluteale Infantum Questions & Answers

Updated: May 27, 2021
  • Author: Marlene T Dytoc, MD, PhD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

What is the pathophysiology of granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

What causes granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

What is the prevalence of granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

What are the sexual predilections of granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

What is the prognosis of granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

What is included in the patient education about granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

What are the possible complications of granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

DDX

What are the differential diagnoses for Granuloma Gluteale Infantum?

Workup

Which lab tests are performed in the workup of granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

What is the role of biopsy in the workup of granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

Treatment

How is granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI) treated?

How is granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI) prevented?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of granuloma gluteale infantum (GGI)?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Granuloma Gluteale Infantum?

Which medications in the drug class Protectants are used in the treatment of Granuloma Gluteale Infantum?