John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Prognostic value of skin lesions in sarcoidosis: clinical and histopathological clues Volume 25, numéro 6, November-December 2015


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1 Department of Dermatology,
Hospital Universitari Vall d‘Hebron,
Barcelona, Spain
2 Department of Pathology,
Hospital Universitari Vall d‘Hebron,
Barcelona, Spain
3 Department of Dermatology/Medicine,
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Direction: Passeig de la Vall d’Hebron,
119-129, 08035 Barcelona, Spain
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Sarcoidosis is a multisystem disorder of unknown origin that is characterized by the presence of non-caseating epithelioid granulomas [1, 2]. Cutaneous involvement occurs in approximately 25% of sarcoidosis patients [3, 4] and is generally observed at the onset of the disease.Although cutaneous lesions are not life threatening and lead to physical impairment in only a minority of patients, the psychological and social impact of the disease can be devastating, which supports the need for treatment. [...]