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Treatment of subcutaneous sarcoidosis with hydroxychloroquine: Report of 2 cases

  • Author(s): Marchetti, Michael;
  • Baker, Mary Grace;
  • Noland, Mary-Margaret B
  • et al.

Although the therapeutic benefit of oral antimalarials in various types of sarcoidosis is well described, their reported use specifically in subcutaneous sarcoidosis (Darier-Roussy type sarcoidosis) is limited. We describe the cases of two patients with subcutaneous sarcoidosis treated with hydroxychloroquine, suggesting that it may represent an alternative first-line treatment for patients in whom steroid-sparing therapy is desired.

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