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July 1950

VERRUCOUS AND PAPILLOMATOUS TYPES OF SARCOID: Report of a Case

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK

From the Department of Dermatology and Syphilology of the Harlem Hospital, Dr. Alexander Altschul, medical director.

Arch Derm Syphilol. 1950;62(1):105-108. doi:10.1001/archderm.1950.01530140109011

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Abstract

VERRUCOUS and papillomatous types of sarcoid are uncommon. In view of their rarity it seemed appropriate to report a case of sarcoidosis which showed the verrucous and papillomatous forms of this disease in addition to the common nodular type of eruption and sarcoid tumors.

REPORT OF CASE

I. W., a Negro aged 25, entered the clinic complaining of a cutaneous eruption and swelling of the fingers. The eruption had been first noticed eight years previously, originating as two large warty lesions which had appeared simultaneously on the right knee. Subsequently two additional small verrucous nodules developed on the right knee and another on the right buttock. These hyperkeratotic lesions were mildly hyperpigmented and roughly round and oval. After several months the fingers began to enlarge rapidly. The swollen fingers were painless, firm and flesh colored, and their nails were dystrophic. A few years later both fifth fingers were

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