Miliary sarcoidosis

Miliary sarcoidosis is a rare thoracic manifesation of sarcoidosis where there a numerous miliary like nodule scattered throughout the lungs. It is thought to represent less than1% of cases. 

From the limited case reports available, there is some suggestion that this form may occur in a slightly older age group (e.g. fifth decade 2)

In this form the tiny nodules may distributed in a random miliary like manner without the typical galaxy configuration. Other concurrent supportive feautures such as lymphadenopathy may be simultaneously be present in some cases.

On CT imaging consider miliary nodular opacities such as

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rID: 52026
System: Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Pulmonary sarcoidosis with miliary involvement
  • Pulmonary sarcoidosis: miliary involvement

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