Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disease of unknown cause that may involve almost any organ of the body. The skin is involved in approximately 25% of patients with the disease. Characteristically, the skin lesions do not ulcerate, do not become necrotic, and do not form sinuses. This report describes a patient with extensive multisystem sarcoidosis who had numerous ulcerated cutaneous plaques and nodules.
REPORT OF A CASE
A 79-year-old black woman was referred to Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center in February 1974 for evaluation of increasingly severe skin lesions. She was in excel
Schiffner J, Sharma OP. Ulcerative SarcoidosisReport of an Unusual Case. Arch Dermatol. 1977;113(5):676-677. doi:10.1001/archderm.1977.01640050136025