Concurrence of Sarcoidosis and Lung Cancer

@article{Yamasawa2000ConcurrenceOS,
  title={Concurrence of Sarcoidosis and Lung Cancer},
  author={Hideaki Yamasawa and Yoshiki Ishii and Satoshi Kitamura},
  journal={Respiration},
  year={2000},
  volume={67},
  pages={90 - 93}
}
Although sarcoidosis and lung cancer are both frequently encountered conditions, their simultaneous occurrence in the same patient is unusual. In this report, we describe 4 cases of their concurrence and discuss the possible pathogenic mechanisms of their concurrent appearance. In particular, in 2 of the cases, both diseases had coexisted for a long period (more than 6 and 4 years, respectively), showing a surprisingly slow growth of cancers. Although the chest computed tomography showed hilar… CONTINUE READING

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