Echocardiography in sarcoidosis.


We examined 39 patients with biopsy proven sarcoidosis of the lungs by one-dimensional, two-dimensional and pulsed Doppler echocardiography. In 18 (46.2%) we revealed a prolapse of one or both cusps of the mitral valve which can partly explain some of the complaints and objective findings in these patients (palpitations, chest pain, changes on ECG… (More)


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