Necrotizing sarcoid granulomatosis of the lung in a 12-year-old boy with an atypical clinical course.

@article{Panigada2012NecrotizingSG,
  title={Necrotizing sarcoid granulomatosis of the lung in a 12-year-old boy with an atypical clinical course.},
  author={Serena Panigada and Nicola Ullmann and Oliviero Sacco and Claudio Gambini and Andrew Bush and Giovanni A Rossi},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2012},
  volume={47 8},
  pages={831-5}
}
Necrotizing sarcoid granulomatosis (NSG) is a disorder of unknown etiology, rarely described in childhood, belonging to the heterogeneous group of the pulmonary angiitis and granulomatosis. One of the characteristics of NSG is to have typically a benign clinical course with minimal treatment with systemic steroids or even with no therapy at all. Here, we report the case of a boy with a lung consolidation, with morphological and histological features consistent with a diagnosis of NSG. Good… CONTINUE READING

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