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Cutaneous sarcoidosis concomitant with xanthoma on the face Volume 33, numéro 5, September-October 2023

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Auteurs
1 Department of Dermatology, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
2 Department of Drug Discovery for Inflammatory Skin Diseases, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan
3 A*STAR Skin Research Labs (A*SRL), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), 8A Biomedical Grove, #06-06 Immunos, Singapore 138648, Republic of Singapore
4 Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), 8A Biomedical Grove, Level 3 Immunos, Singapore 138648, Republic of Singapore
* <fujiko@kuhp.kyoto-u.ac.jp>

Sarcoidosis is a chronic idiopathic disorder characterized by the accumulation of mononuclear phagocytes, leading to the formation of non-caseating granulomas. Cutaneous sarcoidosis may manifest with papular lesions that resemble xanthomas [1]. Here, we report a case of cutaneous sarcoidosis concomitant with xanthoma on the face, in which pathological examination revealed the presence of foam cells in addition to typical epithelioid cell granulomas.A 44-year-old Japanese woman was referred to our [...]