Cardiac sarcoidosis: a comprehensive review

  title={Cardiac sarcoidosis: a comprehensive review},
  author={Vishal Sekhri and Shireen Sanal and Lawrence J Delorenzo and Wilbert S Aronow and George P. Maguire},
  booktitle={Archives of medical science : AMS},
Sarcoidosis is a multisystem granulomatous disease of unknown etiology characterized by noncaseating granulomas in involved organs. Organs involved with sarcoidosis include lymph nodes, skin, lung, central nervous system, and eye. Only 40-50% of patients with cardiac sarcoidosis diagnosed at autopsy have the diagnosis made during their lifetime. Cardiac sarcoidosis can manifest itself as complete heart block, ventricular arrhythmias, congestive heart failure, pericardial effusion, pulmonary… CONTINUE READING
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