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Robert P. Baughman

and Elyse E. Lower



Imaging—discussion of use of endobronchial ultrasound and PET scanning.

Treatment—use of the humanized monoclonal anti-TNF antibody, adalimumab, in refractory cases.

A relevant case history from Oxford Case Histories in Respiratory Medicine has been added to this chapter.

Updated on 30 May 2013. The previous version of this content can be found here.
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date: 19 March 2018

Case History—A 26 yr old man with an odd skin rash and an abnormal chest radiograph.

Sarcoidosis is a disease of unknown cause that is characterized by the presence of noncaseating granulomas in at least two organs. It can present in a wide variety of ways. Differential diagnosis is most commonly from tuberculosis or lymphoma....

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