Sarcoidosis cause autoamputation of a finger phalanx?


Cetinkaya R., Kavak A. , Parlak A., Tuzuner T. , Arbak P., Alper M.

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-BRITISH AND EUROPEAN VOLUME, no.4, pp.413-415, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jhsb.2006.03.161
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-BRITISH AND EUROPEAN VOLUME
  • Page Numbers: pp.413-415

Abstract

Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic granulomatous disease. In the case presented, autoamputation of the distal phalanx of a little finger of the left hand was observed. The possibility of autodigital amputation as a result of sarcoidosis is discussed.