Childhood sarcoidosis in Denmark 1979-1994: incidence, clinical features and laboratory results at presentation in 48 children.

@article{Hoffmann2004ChildhoodSI,
  title={Childhood sarcoidosis in Denmark 1979-1994: incidence, clinical features and laboratory results at presentation in 48 children.},
  author={Anne Lisbeth Hoffmann and Nils Milman and K E Byg},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2004},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={30-6}
}
AIM To describe the incidence, clinical presentation and paraclinical findings in childhood sarcoidosis in Denmark, 1979-1994. METHODS Patients (n = 5536) with a diagnosis of sarcoidosis were drawn from the nationwide Patient Registry; 81 patients were < or = 15 y of age. The diagnosis of sarcoidosis was reconfirmed in 48/81 (59%) patients. In 35/48 (73%) patients, diagnosis was verified by histology, and in 13 it was substantiated by paraclinical/clinical findings. RESULTS The series… CONTINUE READING
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