Sarcoidosis as a diagnostic pitfall of pancreatic cancer

  title={Sarcoidosis as a diagnostic pitfall of pancreatic cancer},
  author={F. Zambrana and A. Ant{\'u}nez and J. Garc{\'i}a-Mata and J. Mellado and J. Villar},
  journal={Clinical and Translational Oncology},
Sarcoidosis (SA) is accompanied by malignancy more than can be explained by chance. Cancer can occur in patients with an established diagnosis of SA and SA can subsequently develop in a cancer patient. Malignancy can also be associated with the occurrence of sarcoid reactions (SR), which are typically restricted to the regional lymph nodes. Problems may also arise in distinguishing between tumour-related SRs and true systemic SA. Here we present a case with both SA and pancreatic cancer, and we… Expand
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