Neoplasia in the etiology of sarcoidosis.

  title={Neoplasia in the etiology of sarcoidosis.},
  author={Jerome Mark Reich},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={126 1},
The nature of the relationship between sarcoidosis and neoplasia remains a vexed issue. This paper reviews the evidence that malignant neoplasms may incite a systemic granulomatous response virtually indistinguishable from sarcoidosis, and that this response favorably influences the course in some instances.