European Journal of Plastic Surgery

, Volume 36, Issue 6, pp 385–386

Surgical management of cutaneous sarcoid of the nose

Case Report


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.


Sarcoid Cutaneous Surgery 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jennifer Murphy
    • 1
  • Sai Chauhen
    • 1
  • Olivia Stevenson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyKettering General HospitalKetteringUK

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