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    Sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and…
    2000

A case of sarcoidosis presenting as multiple pulmonary nodules, nasopharyngeal and cerebellopontine tumors.

@article{Sugisaki2000ACO,
  title={A case of sarcoidosis presenting as multiple pulmonary nodules, nasopharyngeal and cerebellopontine tumors.},
  author={Katsunori Sugisaki and Eishi Miyazaki and Tetsujiro Fukami and Takuya Sawabe and Toshihide Kumamoto and Tomiyasu Tsuda and Toru Mori},
  journal={Sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and diffuse lung diseases : official journal of WASOG},
  year={2000},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          82-5
        }
}
A 64-year-old woman presented with multiple pulmonary nodules, and after spontaneous regression of the pulmonary lesions in six months, nasopharyngeal and right cerebellopontine tumors developed. Noncaseous epithelioid cell granulomas were demonstrated histologically in both resected pulmonary and nasopharyngeal tumors. She complained of hearing loss and tinnitus probably due to the cerebellopontine tumors. Corticosteroid therapy resulted in the improvement of these symptoms and the gradual… CONTINUE READING