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Image Number 1105 (Sarcoidosis)

 
Morphology:
Papules

Diagnosis: Sarcoidosis

Site: Nose

Sex: F

Age: 27

Type:

Description: Grouped papules on nasal bridge

Submitted by: Ted Rosen

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Young adult female presented with gradual development of multiple small papules on the bridge of the nose, extending toward the infraorbital region. Biopsy showed typical non-caseating granulomata. Chest x-ray showed mild hilar adenopathy. ACE level was normal, as was serum calcium. Started on hydroxycholorquine with near complete resolution in 3 months.

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