Garlands triad

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Shortness of breath and lethargy. Clinically believed to have sarcoidosis.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy as evidenced by in filling of the hilar angles.

Widening of the right paratracheal stripe in keeping with paratracheal lymphadenopathy.

The lungs are clear.

Heart size normal.

Case Discussion

Garland triad is a lymph node enlargement pattern on chest x-ray. It is the combination of bilateral hilar and right paratracheal lymphadenopathy. It was originally described in sarcoidosis although can occur from other etiologies.

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Case information

rID: 63111
Published: 17th Jan 2020
Last edited: 10th Feb 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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