Löfgren syndrome

Löfgren syndrome is a specific acute clinical presentation of systemic sarcoidosis, consisting of: 

Make a note not to confuse this syndrome with Löffler syndrome, as the names are quite similar but the conditions quite different. 

Treatment and prognosis

Compared to run-of-the-mill sarcoidosis, patients presenting with Löfgren syndrome typically have a better overall prognosis with a self-limited clinical course and spontaneous remission.

History and etymology

It was initially described by S Lofgren in 1952 2.

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Article Information

rID: 9144
Section: Syndromes
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lofgren syndrome
  • Löfgren's syndrome
  • Löfgren;s disease

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