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Pulmonary sarcoidosis

  • Paul Forgacs
Part of the Problems in Practice Series book series (PRIP, volume 2)

Abstract

A common problem in sarcoidosis is whether the disease should be treated with corticosteroids or be allowed to run its natural course. Hypercalcaemia with the attendant risk of renal failure, and uveitis endangering the eyesight are generally accepted indications of treatment. Disfiguring cutaneous lesions are also often treated.

Keywords

Pulmonary Fibrosis Total Lung Capacity Respiratory Medicine Erythema Nodosum Pulmonary Sarcoidosis 
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Copyright information

© P. Forgacs 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Forgacs
    • 1
  1. 1.Honorary Consultant in Respiratory MedicineBrook General HospitalLondonUK

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