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Kveim Test

Known as: Test, Kveim, kveim-siltzbach test 
Intradermal injection of a heated (pasteurized) saline suspension of sarcoid tissue obtained from a sarcoid spleen or lymph node. In patients with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Sarcoidosis is a multiorgan granulomatous disorder of unknown etiology characterized by noncaseating granulomas in involved… Expand
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Review
1991
Review
1991
The Kveim-Siltzbach (KS) skin test has been in use worldwide for fifty years. It is a safe, simple and specific out-patient… Expand
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Review
1986
Review
1986
Abstract In 1941, Kveim reported that 12 of 13 patients with proven sarcoidosis developed a nodule at the site of injection of a… Expand
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1983
1983
  • W. Maddrey
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • 1983
  • Corpus ID: 36188174
Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disorder of unknown cause that involves many organs. The most characteristic clinical… Expand
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1976
1976
Caucasians in this study group presented in the chronic stage of sarcoidosis more frequently than the Blacks and Puerto-Rican… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
In a series of 34 patients with sarcoidosis affecting the upper respiratory tract and nose, 26 had lupus pernio (LP) and 17 had… Expand
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1967
1967
Abstract Kveim-Siltzbach test antigen, now available from the Central Public Health Laboratory, Colindale, is potent and specific… Expand
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Highly Cited
1961
Highly Cited
1961
In a series of 750 patients, 311 of whom were eventually found to have sarcoidosis, the intracutaneous Kveim test proved to be an… Expand
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1957
1957
Kveim (1), in 1941, described a delayed cutaneous reaction in patients with sarcoidosis following the intracutaneous injection of… Expand
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1954
1954
Despite advances made in the knowledge of the clinical manifestations of sarcoidosis, relatively little is known about the… Expand
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