Author Affiliations: Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia.
Sarcoidosis is an uncommon inflammatory disorder of unknown cause defined by characteristic granulomas involving the skin in 25% to 30% of patients. Thus, dermatologists may play a role in initial diagnosis or long-term disease management. Unfortunately, there exists no standardized algorithm for managing cutaneous sarcoidosis. In their article, Steen and English1 present minocycline as a potential addition to the therapeutic armamentarium.
Rosenbach M. The Dermatologist's Role in Sarcoidosis. JAMA Dermatol. 2013;149(6):757-764. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2013.3343