Sarcoidosis - stage I

Case contributed by Sebastian Tschauner
Diagnosis probable


Vague discomfort and recurrent episodes of cough. No other symptoms reported.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Chest X-ray


Chest X-ray shows enlarged hilar structures, suggestive of bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy.

Therefore a chest CT was requested.

Contrast-enhanced chest CT


Bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy, node thickness up to 14 mm. Numerous mediastinal lymph nodes, subcarinal nodes are enlarged.

The lungs are unremarkable.

Case Discussion

Typical case of sarcoidosis stage I, presenting with enlarged hilar and mediastinal lymph nodes.

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