Siltzbach sarcoidosis chest radiographic staging system

Siltzbach system is a chest radiographic staging method for sarcoidosis.

  • stage 0: normal chest radigraph: 10% at time of diagnosis
  • stage I: lymph node enlargement: 50% at time of diagnosis
  • stage II: lymph node enlargement and pulmonary opacities: 30% at time of diagnosis
  • stage III: pulmonary opacities only: 10% at time of diagnosis
  • stage IV: pulmonary fibrosis
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Article information

rID: 2048
System: Chest
Section: Staging
Tag: lung
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Silzbach sarcoidosis CXR staging
  • Silzbach sarcoidosis chest radiographic staging
  • Silzbach sarcoidosis chest x ray staging system

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