A Rare Case of Pulmonary and Extra-Pulmonary Sarcoidosis

Vegunta, Rathna Mitreyee and Rao, Karthik N and Jayaprakash, B and Avinash, A and Patil, Navin and Kiran, Sushil (2016) A Rare Case of Pulmonary and Extra-Pulmonary Sarcoidosis. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences, 7 (1). pp. 599-602. ISSN 0975-8585

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Sarcoidosis, considered to be an immunological disorder by many experts, can present either as a pulmonary subtype or as an extra-pulmonary subtype, with the former being more common in clinical practice. Common extra-pulmonary sites include lymph nodes, liver, spleen, heart and skin, in decreasing order of frequency. Presence of rare features in a patient with sarcoidosis can delay the diagnosis, and hence, the treatment as well. This case report highlights a rare presentation of a patient with pulmonary and extra-pulmonary (involving lymph nodes, spleen and musculoskeletal system) sarcoidosis.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Splenomegaly; Musculoskeletal; Granuloma; Non-caseating; Schaumann
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Medicine
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Pharmacology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2016 14:40
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2016 14:40
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/145202

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