Serum Lysozyme Levels and Clinical Features of Sarcoidosis

@article{Tomita1999SerumLL,
  title={Serum Lysozyme Levels and Clinical Features of Sarcoidosis},
  author={Hiroshi Tomita and S. Sato and R. Matsuda and Yoshiki Sugiura and Haruhiko Kawaguchi and Takashi Niimi and Shinichi Yoshida and Munehiko Morishita},
  journal={Lung},
  year={1999},
  volume={177},
  pages={161-167}
}
Abstract. Serum lysozyme is used as a marker of sarcoidosis disease activity. In this study we examined the association between lysozyme levels and the clinical features of sarcoidosis and thus the clinical usability of this parameter in a large population. One hundred ten sarcoidosis patients from central Japan were examined for clinical features and serum lysozyme level at the first visit to our hospital and on a regular basis thereafter. The sensitivity of lysozyme for predicting sarcoidosis… 
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