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In-vivo assessment of a case of cutaneous sarcoidosis using reflectance confocal microscopy.

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Summary of "In-vivo assessment of a case of cutaneous sarcoidosis using reflectance confocal microscopy."

Reflectance confocal microscopy (RCM) is a noninvasive imaging technique that allows visualization of the epidermis and papillary dermis with cellular-level resolution. Granulomatous reactions such as sarcoidosis could be assessed using RCM. The identification of bright beaded-like structures that could correspond to reticulin fibers overlying granulomas, in association with dermoscopy, may be a very useful approach in the diagnosis of sarcoidosis and for the differentiation of this granulomatous entity with superficial cutaneous metastasis.

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Name: Anais brasileiros de dermatologia
ISSN: 1806-4841
Pages: 93-95

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