Clinical presentation of sarcoidosis and diagnostic work-up.

  title={Clinical presentation of sarcoidosis and diagnostic work-up.},
  author={Dominique Valeyre and J. -F. Bernaudin and Yurdagul Uzunhan and Marianne Kambouchner and P Y Brillet and Micha{\"e}l Soussan and H. V. N. Nunes},
  journal={Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine},
  volume={35 3},
Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease of unknown cause characterized by the formation of immune granulomas which most often involve the lung and the lymphatic system. Sarcoidosis may encompass numerous different clinical presentations. Typical presentations often prompt a rapid diagnosis while in 25 to 50% of cases, diverse and less typical presentations may lead to delayed diagnosis. The mediastinopulmonary sphere is involved in 85 to 95% of cases, associated with extrapulmonary localizations in… CONTINUE READING


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