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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 119-123

Clinico-radiological profile of pulmonary sarcoidosis: A study of 150 patients


1 Department of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis, Government Medical College, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Government Medical College, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
3 Department of Internal Medicine, Government Medical College, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Correspondence Address:
Rahul Gupta
Department of Chest Diseases and Tuberculosis, Government Medical College, Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/AIHB.AIHB_25_17

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Objective: The main aim of this study was to study the radiological, including radiographic and computed tomographic, histopathologic and clinical profiles in patients of pulmonary sarcoidosis. Materials and Methods: A prospective study of 150 patients suspected of having sarcoidosis was carried out with their routine chest radiographs and computed tomography scans performed followed by histopatholgical analysis of the lymph nodes. Results: Most of the patients evaluated belonged to the Stage-I sarcoidosis least number of patients were from Stage-IV disease. Conclusion: All the modalities should be combined with clinico-radiologico-pathological diagnosis of the disease to avoid inconvenience to the patient and misdiagnosis.


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