DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4529.IntJResDermatol20194691

Scar sarcoidosis: additional involvement of de novo sites and update on immunopathogenesis

Vasudha A. Belgaumkar, Ravindranath B. Chavan, Prernaa R. Suryataley, Pallavi P. Patil, Vijay V. Raut

Abstract


Cutaneous sarcoidosis is an immune-mediated multisystem granulomatous inflammatory disease of unknown etiology. Noncaseating granuloma in pre-existing scars is an uncommon but specific cutaneous manifestation of sarcoidosis. This great imitator may be an under-diagnosed disease in developing countries like India probably because of the diverse range of clinical presentations. Herein we present a 45-year old female with cutaneous sarcoidosis involving scars in addition to de-novo sites.

Keywords


Sarcoidosis, Noncaseating granuloma, Great imitator, Scar

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