Kveim Stilzbach skin test

Dr Jeremy Jones and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The Kveim Stilzbach skin test is a sensitive and specific test for sarcoidosis, requiring the intradermal injection of homogenized spleen or liver material from a patient with known sarcoidosis. In patients with sarcoidosis, a typical sarcoid granuloma will develop at the injection site within 4-6 weeks 1.

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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Kveim-Stilzbach skin test

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