Rare localizations of bone sarcoidosis: two case reports and review of the literature

@article{Bargagli2009RareLO,
  title={Rare localizations of bone sarcoidosis: two case reports and review of the literature},
  author={Elena Bargagli and Carmela Olivieri and Francesco Penza and Paolo Bertelli and S. Gonnelli and Luca Volterrani and Paola Rottoli},
  journal={Rheumatology International},
  year={2009},
  volume={31},
  pages={1503-1506}
}
Sarcoidosis is a multisystem disease of unknown origin. Granulomatous bone involvement has an overall incidence of 1–13%. This incidence is probably underestimated in certain patient series because bone involvement is often asymptomatic. The small bones of hands and feet are the most common localizations, while skull, knee, rib, pelvic and sternal localizations are rarely reported. Here we describe some interesting cases of chronic sarcoidosis with unusual bone localizations observed at our… CONTINUE READING

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