• Edward S. Chen


  • Systemic inflammatory disorder with noncaseating granulomatous inflammation in affected organs, commonly involving the lungs, eyes, skin, joints, lymph nodes, and upper respiratory tract.

  • Diagnosis attained via consensus between the clinical presentation and natural history, pattern of major organ involvement, confirmatory biopsy, and response to therapy.

  • ■ When treatment is indicated, glucocorticoids remain the only recognized effective therapy for active sarcoidosis.


Optic Neuritis Cardiac Sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis Patient Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Intermediate Uveitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward S. Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA

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