:: Volume 21, Issue 3 (8-2013) ::
Journal of Ilam University of Medical Sciences 2013, 21(3): 142-147 Back to browse issues page
Typical and Atypical Manifestations of Patients With Sarcoidosis at High-resolution Computed Tomography(HRCT
Sh Kalantari, Sh Rostam zad, Sh Kahkohi *1, Sh Dianati, H Salmanipoor
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Introduction: Sarcoidosis is a chronic i-nflammatory pulmonary disease with unknown etiology and variable clinical manifestations including, epithelial cell granulomas and alteration in tissue and organ functions. Materials & Methods: In this cross-sec-tional study, high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) documents of pati-ents with proven sarcoidosis were re-evaluated. The results were analyzed using the software SPSS-11 and freq-uencies of the disease were reported as percentages and diagrams. Findings: Many typical and atypical manifestations of sarcoidosis such as bronchiectasis, lymphadenopathy, lym-ph node calcification and etc, were obs-erved at HRCT . Discussion & Conclusion: HRC may pr-ovide more advantages to identify and distinguish sarcoidosis from other mim-icking diseases. However, further inves-tigations are needed to scrutinize the matter.
Keywords: high-resolution CT, lung, ly-mph node, manifestation, mediastinum, sa-rcoidosis
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: radiobiology
Received: 2013/09/23 | Accepted: 2013/09/25 | Published: 2013/09/25

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