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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia
On-line version ISSN 1806-4841
TEIXEIRA, Giane Pereira Giro; PAULA, Luciana Vieira de; SOUSA, Maria Auxiliadora Jeunon de and SUCCI, Isabel Cristina Brasil. Sarcoidosis cicatricial alope. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2003, vol.78, n.6, pp.719-722. ISSN 1806-4841. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962003000600007.
The authors describe a case of cicatricial alopecia associated with papular lesions on the face and trunk with four years of evolution. The diagnosis of sarcoidosis was confirmed by histopathological examination. During the follow-up the patient developed lung lesions. Cicatricial alopecia is a rare complication of sarcoidosis. It is often confused, in clinical findings, with other dermatoses, among them discoid lupus erythematosus and lichen planopilaris.
Keywords : alopecia; sarcoidosis.