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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sarcoidosis

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An inflammatory (granulomatous) process that involves, among other organs, the lungs, lymph nodes, and skin, and the latter in the form usually of papules, sometimes in arcuate and annular configuration, especially on a face, but also on the extremities, and often in pre-existing scars.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sarcoidosis

An inflammatory (granulomatous) process that involves, among other organs, the lungs, lymph nodes, and skin, and the latter in the form usually of papules, sometimes in arcuate and annular configuration, especially on a face, but also on the extremi…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis

An inflammatory (granulomatous) process that involves, among other organs, the lungs, lymph nodes, and skin, and the latter in the form usually of papules, sometimes in arcuate and annular configuration, especially on a face, but also on the extremi…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Key Points

Key Points Sarcoidosis is a multisystem inflammatory disease, characterized by non-caseating granulomas, which occurs in patients of all ages and ethnic groups. Patients require thorough evaluation for multisystem disease and close monitoring for th…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sarcoidosis: Treatment

…a medical dermatologist with experience in treating cutaneous sarcoidosis, generally at a tertiary care academic medical center. Treatment is a stepwise progression, and multiple treatments may be used together; patients can continue to receive topic…

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Sarcoidosis: References

References Chen ES, Moller DR (2011) Sarcoidosis-scientific progress and clinical challenges. Nat Rev Rheumatol, 7(8):457-467. Haimovic A, Sanchez M, Judson MA, Prystowsky S (2012) Sarcoidosis: a comprehensive review and update for the dermatologist…

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Sarcoidosis: Clinical Case

…ductive cough occasionally evident during the exam Diagnosis: Sarcoidosis Recommend patient get chest imaging and pulmonary function testing and see a pulmonologist for suspected pulmonary sarcoidosis Refer patient to ophthalmologist for clinical evi…

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Sarcoidosis: Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Sarcoidosis Erythema Nodosum Differential Diagnosis for Sarcoidosis Urticaria Psoriasis Lichen Planus Differential Diagnosis for Lupus Pernio Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Rosacea…

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Erythema Annulare Centrifugum: Overview

…e may result in persistence of the cutaneous reaction. Lupus erythematosus, sarcoidosis, syphilis, and rarely cutaneous T cell lymphoma may present as a gyrate erythema. A biopsy is indicated in all but the most classic cases and if lesions persist….

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Erythema Nodosum: Overview

…occal infection is the most common trigger. In adults, drugs, sarcoidosis, inflammatory bowel disease, BehÇet syndrome, deep fungal infection, and malignancy among others may all be triggers. Women are much more frequently affected than men. Estrogen…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Erythema Nodosum

…s, or tumors (or combinations thereof) that usually affect the anterior aspect of the legs and, less often, the arms, and induced by processes, in an organ other than the skin, as dissimilar as sarcoidosis, Crohn’s disease, and histoplasmosis….

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