Sarcoidosis and lupus vulgaris

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 Author(s): Sabine Ludwig     ·  Aimilios Lallas
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Description This chapter describes the dermoscopyThe examination of [skin lesions] with a 'dermatoscope'. This traditionally consists of a magnifier (typically x10), a non-polarised light source, a transparent plate and a liquid medium between the instrument and the skin, and allows inspection of skin lesions unobstructed by skin surface reflections. Modern dermatoscopes dispense with the use of liquid medium and instead use polarised light to cancel out skin surface reflections. of sarcoidosisThis glossary term has not yet been described. and lupus vulgarisThis glossary term has not yet been described.
Author(s) Sabine Ludwig · Aimilios Lallas
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orange area and linear vesselsLinear mildly curved vessels considered irregular when different sizes shapes and curves with a haphazard or random distribution are presented and considered regular when short and fine (thin) linear vessels prevail various diagnoses in sarcoidosis

SarcoidosisThis glossary term has not yet been described. and lupus vulgaris

In sarcoidosis [1] and lupus vulgaris[2], orange-yellowish translucent globular-like or structureless areas in combinationThis glossary term has not yet been described. with linear vessels have been described, which are suggested to correspond to the underlying granulomas.
  1. Pellicano et al.: Dermoscopy of cutaneous sarcoidosis. Dermatology (Basel) 2010;221:51-4. PMID: 20375489. DOI.
  2. Brasiello et al.: Lupus vulgaris: a new look at an old symptom--the lupoma observed with dermoscopy. Dermatology (Basel) 2009;218:172-4. PMID: 19060460. DOI.