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date: 18 April 2021

Incidence (estimated): 5%

Commonly precedes recognition of intrathoracic sarcoidosis. Mediastinoscopy should be positive in nearly all cases, even if CXR is normal

CXR abnormal in 80% of cases, many in retrospect. CT probably abnormal in all cases

↑ angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor level in 50% of cases (nondiagnostic)...

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