Scar sarcoidosis D86.3

Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Definition
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About 30% of all patients with sarcoidosis develop a so-called scar sarcoidosis. This is the manifestation of a sarcoidosis in a scar, which serves as a realisation factor. Scar sarcoidosis can occur in the early stages or in the late chronic stage of sarcoidosis.

Manifestation
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Occurs in the early or chronic stage of sarcoidosis.

Clinical features
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Yellowish-reddish, later brownish-reddish infiltrates within old scars. They can also occur in chronically traumatised areas, or around femoral material such as silicone or tattoo dyes.

Diascopy: Lupoid infiltrate, fawn brown intrinsic colour.

Histology
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Corresponding to sarcoidosis with non-macerating epithelioid granulomas.

Therapy
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Corresponding to the sarcoidosis. A system involvement is to be clarified, because this generally defines the therapeutic procedure.

Progression/forecast
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Spontaneous regression is possible.

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020