Pulmonary sarcoidosis

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

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Shortness of breath and leg rash.

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Case Discussion

HRCT confirmed bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy and parenchymal nodular opacities diagnosed as sarcoidosis.

Subsequent admission with pleuritic chest pain.  CTPA confirmed improvement in the sarcoidosis and no PE.

Pulmonary and mediastinal involvementis extremely common in sarcoidosis and is seen in over 90% of patients. 

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Case information

rID: 13217
Case created: 15th Mar 2011
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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