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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 64  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 486-489

An uncommon coexistence of sarcoidosis and cutaneous leukocytoclastic vasculitis in an adult


1 Chest Diseases Clinic, Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, Istanbul Süreyyapasa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Health Sciences University, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Division of Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases, Istanbul Tuzla State Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Division of Dermatology, Istanbul Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
4 Division of Pathology, Istanbul Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
5 Division of Pathology, Istanbul Süreyyapaşa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Health Sciences University, Istanbul, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Birsen Ocakli
Health Sciences University, Istanbul Sureyyapasa Chest Diseases and Thoracic Surgery Training and Research Hospital, Chest Diseases Clinic, Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, Basibuyuk Mahallesi, Otopark Ic Yolu D: C Blok, 34854, Maltepe, Istanbul
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/ijd.IJD_291_18

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The skin is the second most commonly involved organ after pulmonary system in sarcoidosis, a multisystemic granulomatous disease. Cutaneous small-vessel vasculitis (leukocytoclastic vasculitis [LCV]) is a disorder characterized by neutrophilic inflammation of small blood vessels. Although the skin is the organ where LCV is seen most frequently, extracutaneous involvements are also seen. Herein, we present a coexistence of sarcoidosis and cutaneous LCV, which is an uncommon condition in adult.


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