European Respiratory Monograph 32: Sarcoidosis

European Respiratory Monograph 32: Sarcoidosis

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A wide range of acute and chronic pulmonary disorders are capable of diffusely affecting the lung parenchyma with variable amounts of inflammation and fibrosis. A variety of agents and clinical conditions have been associated with interstitial lung disorders. Sarcoidosis is one of the most common causes of idiopathic interstitial lung disease. Clinical presentation can range from asymptomatic to severe respiratory symptoms. Sarcoidosis is considered as a multisystemic disease and chest physicians are frequently involved in the evaluation and management of this disease. The treatment of sarcoid.activity of sarcoidosis was extensively discussed in the context of the then recently developed techniques of gallium scanning and ... Recently, in order to understand the relationship between sarcoidosis and tuberculosis, Hosoda et al.

Title:European Respiratory Monograph 32: Sarcoidosis
Author:M. Drent, U. Costabel
Publisher:European Respiratory Society - 2005


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