Therapeutic options for sarcoidosis: new and old.

@article{Baughman2002TherapeuticOF,
  title={Therapeutic options for sarcoidosis: new and old.},
  author={Robert P Baughman},
  journal={Current opinion in pulmonary medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={464-9}
}
The treatment of patients with sarcoidosis remains an important part of management. The role of corticosteroids has been questioned by some, while others have reported its value even in asymptomatic patients with interstitial lung disease. Cytotoxic agents have become standard therapy for some forms of chronic disease. Newer agents that modulate the immune response have been studied. A key cytokine in chronic sarcoidosis appears to be tumor necrosis factor. Drugs that inhibit its release or… CONTINUE READING

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