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May 1973

Cicatricial Alopecia of Sarcoidosis

Author Affiliations

New York; St. Louis; Jamaica, NY

From the Department of Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and the Dermatology Service, the Presbyterian Hospital, New York (Drs. Golitz and Shapiro); the Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis (Dr. Hurwitz); and the Department of Medicine (Dermatology), Queens Hospital Center, Jamaica (Dr. Stritzler).

Arch Dermatol. 1973;107(5):758-760. doi:10.1001/archderm.1973.01620200072021

Four women had cicatricial alopecia due to sarcoidosis; 13 previously published cases are reviewed. The condition predominantly affects black women with evidence of intrathoracic sarcoidosis and cutaneous involvement at other sites.

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