Sarcoidosis - stage IV

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Known sarcoidosis. Acute on chronic shortness of breath.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Extensive interstitial change throughout both lungs in a diffuse and equitable distribution.

No consolidation.

No mediastinal lymphadenopathy.

Case Discussion

This patient had a long history of sarcoidosis with extensive clinic attendances and hospital admissions.

The extensive bilateral diffuse fibrosis signifies end stage (stage IV) sarcoidosis.

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Case information

rID: 74718
Published: 12th Mar 2020
Last edited: 22nd Sep 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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