BMJ Case Rep 2021 Mar 2;14(3). Epub 2021 Mar 2.
Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
Sarcoidosis is characterised by the formation of noncaseating granulomas classically affecting lungs, lymph nodes and skin. Osteoarticular involvement affects up to 15% of patients; however, acro-osteolysis, destruction involving distal phalanges of fingers and toes, associated with sarcoidosis, is extremely rare. A 44-year-old woman with a history of biopsy-proven sarcoidosis managed with prednisone and methotrexate presented with swelling and pain in the distal fingers of her right hand without skin manifestations. Read More