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Ichthyosiform sarcoidosis. Report of two cases and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3312314     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Although acquired ichthyosis has been associated with a number of systemic illnesses, an association with sarcoidosis has rarely been reported. We report two patients with acquired ichthyosis of the lower extremities whose diagnosis of cutaneous sarcoidosis was established by histologic examination. Systemic involvement in both patients included ocular and pulmonary disease. A diagnosis of sarcoidosis must be considered when a patient presents with acquired ichthyosis.
L Banse-Kupin; J M Pelachyk
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0190-9622     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1987 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-12-15     Completed Date:  1987-12-15     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907132     Medline TA:  J Am Acad Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  616-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI 48202.
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MeSH Terms
Diagnosis, Differential
Ichthyosis / pathology*
Leg Dermatoses / pathology
Sarcoidosis / pathology*
Skin Diseases / pathology*

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