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G Tchernev, J C Cardoso, A A Chokoeva, S B Verma, C Tana, J Ananiev, M Gulubova, S Philipov, N Kanazawa, P Nenoff, T Lotti, U Wollina
The reason why the cutaneous form of sarcoidosis is well known in the literature is because of its spectrum of manifestations granting it the fame of a Great Imitator. The mystery shrouding the pathogenesis of this rare cutaneous disease is still there (in spite of the fundamental progress of the various diagnostic methods in current day medicine). The production of the morphological substrate - the epithelioid cell granuloma - which is considered to be characteristic of skin sarcoidosis, could, however, also be the end result of a reaction to i) various specific infectious agents such as Leishmaniasis cutis, coccidioidomycosis, etc...
July 2014: International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology
G Rudolf
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October 8, 1971: Deutsche Medizinische Wochenschrift
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