A review of pulmonary sarcoidosis

M Mitha

Abstract


Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease of unknown aetiology that affects multiple organs, with a predilection for the respiratory system. The defining characteristic is the presence of non-caseating granulomas on histopathology. It is a disease that can mimic several infectious and non-infectious disorders, and implementation of treatment is often delayed if the diagnosis is not suspected.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SARJ.2017.v23i4.168

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