Treatment of subcutaneous sarcoidosis with hydroxychloroquine: Report of 2 cases

Michael A. Marchetti, Mary Grace Baker, Mary Margaret B. Nol

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Although the therapeutic benefit of oral antimalarials in various types of sarcoidosis is well described, their reported use specifically in subcutaneous sarcoidosis (Darier-Roussy type sarcoidosis) is limited. We describe the cases of two patients with subcutaneous sarcoidosis treated with hydroxychloroquine, suggesting that it may represent an alternative first-line treatment for patients in whom steroid-sparing therapy is desired.

Original languageEnglish
JournalDermatology Online Journal
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Antimalarials
  • Darier-Roussy
  • Hydroxychloroquine
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sarcoidosis/classification
  • Sarcoidosis/drug therapy
  • Sarcoidosis/pathology
  • Sarcoidosis/therapy
  • Subcutaneous sarcoidosis


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