From the case: Sarcoidosis


Sarcoidosis Stage II sarcoidosis with both nodal and parenchymal disease.
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ Bronchial biopsy: several multinucleated giant cells identified in a chronic inflammatory, non-necrotizing background; observations are consistent...”

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