Scar sarcoidosis after blepharoplasty: A case series

Ji Young Choi, Ji Hye Lee, Tae Hyung Kim, Soo Chan Kim, Mi Ryung Roh

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Scar sarcoidosis is a cutaneous manifestation of sarcoidosis arising on old cutaneous scars. We report four cases of scar sarcoidosis after blepharoplasty. Lesions were seen to manifest as erythematous, firm, and non-tender nodules diffusely palpable along an upper eyelid scar. Histologically, numerous non-caseating granulomas with multinucleated giant cells were seen. No other evidence of systemic sarcoidosis was observed in any patient. Although rare, sarcoidosis may occur in an eyelid scar after a blepharoplasty. Therefore, scar sarcoidosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis in patients presenting with unusual nodules in blepharoplasty scars.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)460-464
Number of pages5
JournalKorean Journal of Dermatology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Aug

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology


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