publication . Article . 2012

Unusual Manifestation of Cutaneous Sarcoidosis: A Case Report of Morpheaform Sarcoidosis

Attiyeh Vasaghi; Amir Kalafi;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2012 Journal: Acta Medica Iranica, volume 50, issue 9, pages 648-651 (issn: 0044-6025, eissn: 0173-5969, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Sarcoidosis is multi organ disease with cutaneous manifestation in 20%-35% patients. Cutaneous sarcoidosis has variable manifestations that make it difficult to diagnose. So clinical, histopathologic and laboratory evaluation is needed for diagnosis. Most of cutaneous lesions presents as nodul, maculopapule and plaque. Morpheaform lesion is a rare presentation of cutaneous sarcoidosis. This case had multiple indurated scaly plaques resemble morphea with granulomatous pattern in histopathologic examination. The patient responded to prednisolone in addition to hydroxychloroquine.
free text keywords: Cutaneous sarcoidosis, Granuloma, Morphea, lcsh:Medicine (General), lcsh:R5-920
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