Diagnosis and Detection of Sarcoidosis

Publication Date: April 1, 2020

Key Points

Key Points

The diagnosis of sarcoidosis is not standardized but is based on three major criteria:
  • a compatible clinical presentation
  • finding non-necrotizing granulomatous inflammation in one or more tissue samples
  • the exclusion of alternative causes of granulomatous disease.

Diagnosis

...agnosis...

...Node Sampling...

...patients for whom there is a high clinical...

...atients presenting with asymptomatic, bilateral h...

...ents with suspected sarcoidosis and mediastin...


...for Extrapulmonary Disea...

...with sarcoidosis who do not have ocular symptom...

...patients with sarcoidosis who have neither...

...s with sarcoidosis who have neither hepati...

...nts with sarcoidosis who have neither hep...

...tients with sarcoidosis who do not have symptoms o...

If assessment of vitamin metabolism is...

...TS suggests that patients with sarc...

...h extracardiac sarcoidosis who do not ha...

...or patients with extracardiac sarcoidos...


Diagnostic Evaluation of Suspected Ext...

...with extracardiac sarcoidosis and suspected...

...with extracardiac sarcoidosis and susp...

...ts with sarcoidosis in whom pulmonary hypertensi...

...ents with sarcoidosis in whom PH i...

...ients with sarcoidosis in whom PH is suspecte...


...1. Clinical Features Supportive of a...


...Pathological Features of Sarcoidos...


...omparison of pulmonary sarcoidosis gr...


...3. Key Infectious and Noninfectious Diffe...


.... Key Differential Diagnoses for Sarcoid...


...Best Practice Recommendations for Detection of...


...l ECG and radiographic features of cardiac sa...


...tic of recommended diagnostic algorithm...