Recurrent Pleural and Pericardial Effusions Due to Sarcoidosis


A 54-y-old white male presented to the hospital during the winter of 2002 with complaints of fever, shortness of breath, and left-sided pleuritic chest pain of 2 d duration. He was a nonsmoker without any significant family history of pulmonary disease. He was retired, and denied any past exposure to chemicals including beryllium. On physical examination… (More)


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@article{Navaneethan2005RecurrentPA, title={Recurrent Pleural and Pericardial Effusions Due to Sarcoidosis}, author={Sankar D. Navaneethan and Sundar Venkatesh and Rakesh Kumar Shrivastava and Jagat Mehta and Robert Israel}, journal={PLoS Medicine}, year={2005}, volume={2}, pages={135 - 137} }