Echogenic lymph nodes in the differential diagnosis of pediatric sarcoidosis

  • Zuhal BayramogluEmail author
  • Ibrahim Adaletli
  • Ezgi Kara
  • Manolya Acar
  • Selda Hancerli Torun
  • Ozge Kaba
  • Ayper Somer
  • Gulcin Yegen
  • Sidar Bagbudar
  • Rukiye Eker Omeroglu
Case Report


We present a delayed diagnosis of sarcoidosis in an 11-year-old girl by demonstrating ultrasonographic imaging findings of granulomatous cervical and abdominal lymph node involvement. Pulmonary interstitial fibrosis in addition to multi-compartmental enlarged echogenic lymph nodes could be considered sarcoidosis. Punctate echogenic foci in the cervical lymph nodes should be considered in the differential diagnosis of sarcoidosis.


Pediatric Lymph node Sarcoidosis Lung 


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The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest.

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All procedures followed were in accordance with the ethical standards of the responsible committee on human experimentation (institutional and national) and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1964 and later versions.

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Informed consent was obtained from all patients for being included in the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zuhal Bayramoglu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ibrahim Adaletli
    • 1
  • Ezgi Kara
    • 1
  • Manolya Acar
    • 2
  • Selda Hancerli Torun
    • 2
  • Ozge Kaba
    • 2
  • Ayper Somer
    • 2
  • Gulcin Yegen
    • 3
  • Sidar Bagbudar
    • 3
  • Rukiye Eker Omeroglu
    • 4
  1. 1.Radiology Department, Istanbul Medical FacultyIstanbul UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Pediatric Infectious Disease Department, Istanbul Medical FacultyIstanbul UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  3. 3.Pathology Department, Istanbul Medical FacultyIstanbul UniversityIstanbulTurkey
  4. 4.Pediatric Rheumatology Department, Istanbul Medical FacultyIstanbul UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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