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December 1970

Verrucose Sarcoidosis

Author Affiliations


From the departments of dermatology, Philadelphia General Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia.

Arch Dermatol. 1970;102(6):665-669. doi:10.1001/archderm.1970.04000120083016

Exuberant verrucose lesions as the exclusive cutaneous signs of sarcoidosis are rare and have been reported only in Negroes. Automanipulation of all the clinical granulomatous lesions was the apparent pathogenetic influence responsible for the verrucose features of granulomas in a young Negro man since a similar heightened epidermal response was not seen in the unmanipulated granulomas of a Kveim skin test and postvenipuncture papule.

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