Published: 31 October 2014
Author(s): Anastasiya Atanasova Chokoeva, Georgi Tchernev, Marco Tana, Claudio Tana
Section: Letter to the Editor

The differentiation between sarcoidosis and sarcoid-like reactions still remains a debated issue. Current diagnostic criteria for cutaneous sarcoidosis are not adequately implemented in the clinical practice and have not been fully evaluated in several studies [1]. Various authors have hypothesized that some tissue antigens in sarcoid granulomas are pathogenetic factors also for sarcoidosis, hence the assertion that sarcoidosis is a multifactorial disease in certain groups of patients with underlying genetic predisposition [1].


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