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

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Attiyeh Vasaghi ; Amir Kalafi (2012)
  • Publisher: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Journal: Acta Medica Iranica (issn: 0044-6025, eissn: 0173-5969)
  • Subject: Cutaneous sarcoidosis | Granuloma | Morphea | Medicine (General) | R5-920

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.
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