, Volume 36, Issue 6, pp 385-386
Date: 22 Dec 2012

Surgical management of cutaneous sarcoid of the nose

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Cutaneous sarcoid is apparent in around 30 % of patients with sarcoidosis. Though this particular manifestation is not life threatening, it can lead to a huge psychological burden if it is particularly disfiguring or conspicuous. We report a case of unsightly cutaneous sarcoid that was refractory to conventional medical treatment but where we were able to achieve a desirable cosmetic effect with surgery.

Level of Evidence: Level V, therapeutic study.