Intra-abdominal complications of sarcoidosis.

  title={Intra-abdominal complications of sarcoidosis.},
  author={Kristin Loening MacArthur and Faripour A. Forouhar and George Yung-Hsing Wu},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  volume={109 7},
Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease characterized by non-caseating granulomas in the absence of other autoimmune processes, infectious diseases, or foreign agents. The etiology of sarcoidosis is not completely understood. Several organ systems can be affected, of which the most frequently involved include the lungs and lymph nodes. Intra-abdominal sarcoidosis is less common, but can be found in the absence of pulmonary or lymphatic disease. Intra-abdominal sarcoidosis is most often… CONTINUE READING


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