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Case 4, (27th Annual Uniformed Services Dermatology Conference, 2003) ETANERCEPT INDUCED SARCOIDAL GRANULOMAS OF THE SKIN

Twede JVT - MedPix (2006)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Case 4, (27th Annual Uniformed Services Dermatology Conference, 2003) ETANERCEPT INDUCED SARCOIDAL GRANULOMAS OF THE SKIN

History: 76 y/o Asian female with rheumatoid arthritis and a scaly lesion on her right shin. Her rheumatologist started her on etanercept (25mg SC BIW) one month prior to the initial onset. PMH: s/p 6 months INH treatment for pulmonary scaring on CXR consistent with prior TB infection; (+) BCG vaccination.

Findings: Tissue culture and PCR studies negative for infectious etiology. Histopathology: The biopsy shows several naked granulomas without birefringent material within the dermis. Acid fast and fungal stains were negative.

Ddx: •neoplasms •infections •dermatitis

Dxhow: clinicopathologic correlation

Exam: Solitary 1.4 cm annular eczematoid plaque on right shin

No MeSH data available.


Histopathology: The biopsy shows several naked granulomas without birefringent material within the dermis. Acid fast and fungal stains were negative.
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MPX1328_synpic23703: Histopathology: The biopsy shows several naked granulomas without birefringent material within the dermis. Acid fast and fungal stains were negative.


Case 4, (27th Annual Uniformed Services Dermatology Conference, 2003) ETANERCEPT INDUCED SARCOIDAL GRANULOMAS OF THE SKIN

Twede JVT - MedPix (2006)

Histopathology: The biopsy shows several naked granulomas without birefringent material within the dermis. Acid fast and fungal stains were negative.
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MPX1328_synpic23703: Histopathology: The biopsy shows several naked granulomas without birefringent material within the dermis. Acid fast and fungal stains were negative.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Case 4, (27th Annual Uniformed Services Dermatology Conference, 2003) ETANERCEPT INDUCED SARCOIDAL GRANULOMAS OF THE SKIN

History: 76 y/o Asian female with rheumatoid arthritis and a scaly lesion on her right shin. Her rheumatologist started her on etanercept (25mg SC BIW) one month prior to the initial onset. PMH: s/p 6 months INH treatment for pulmonary scaring on CXR consistent with prior TB infection; (+) BCG vaccination.

Findings: Tissue culture and PCR studies negative for infectious etiology. Histopathology: The biopsy shows several naked granulomas without birefringent material within the dermis. Acid fast and fungal stains were negative.

Ddx: •neoplasms •infections •dermatitis

Dxhow: clinicopathologic correlation

Exam: Solitary 1.4 cm annular eczematoid plaque on right shin

No MeSH data available.