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Darier-Roussy sarcoid

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A rare subcutaneous sarcoid in the group of Boeck’s sarcoid.

Description

A rare subcutaneous sarcoid in the group of Boeck’s sarcoid. It is a cutaneous expression of systemic sarcoidosis characterized by symmetrically distributed subcutaneous nodules, chiefly on the extremities, but also on thighs and shoulders that show the typical histological appearance of sarcoidosis. They are skin-coloured or bluish red, slowly evolving without ulceration.

Bibliography

  • J. F. Darier, G. Roussy:
    Un cas de tumeurs bénigne multiples (sarcoides souscutanées ou tuberculides nodulaires hypodermiques).
    Bulletin de la Société française de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie, Paris, 1904, 15: 54-9. Des sarcoides soubcutaneous, contribution à l’étude des tuberculides ou tuberculose atténuées de hypoderme.
    Archives de médecine éxperimentale et d’anatomie pathologique, 1906, 18: 1-50.

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