Scar sarcoidosis: additional involvement of de novo sites and update on immunopathogenesis

Vasudha A. Belgaumkar, Ravindranath B. Chavan, Prernaa R. Suryataley, Pallavi P. Patil, Vijay V. Raut


Cutaneous sarcoidosis is an immune-mediated multisystem granulomatous inflammatory disease of unknown etiology. Noncaseating granuloma in pre-existing scars is an uncommon but specific cutaneous manifestation of sarcoidosis. This great imitator may be an under-diagnosed disease in developing countries like India probably because of the diverse range of clinical presentations. Herein we present a 45-year old female with cutaneous sarcoidosis involving scars in addition to de-novo sites.


Sarcoidosis, Noncaseating granuloma, Great imitator, Scar

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