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...

...ph Node Sampling

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

...patients presenting with asymptomatic,...

...or patients with suspected sarcoidos...


...creening for Extrapulmonary Disease...

For patients with sarcoidosis who do not have...

...nts with sarcoidosis who have neith...

...atients with sarcoidosis who have nei...

...ients with sarcoidosis who have neither...

...tients with sarcoidosis who do not ha...

...sessment of vitamin metabolism is deemed n...

...suggests that patients with sarcoidosis u...

...with extracardiac sarcoidosis who do not have...

...patients with extracardiac sarcoidosis who do...


...Evaluation of Suspected Extrapulmonary Dis...

...patients with extracardiac sarcoidosis and susp...

...ith extracardiac sarcoidosis and suspect...

...ents with sarcoidosis in whom pulmonary hy...

...with sarcoidosis in whom PH is suspected and a...

...tients with sarcoidosis in whom PH is...


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


...ble 2. Key Pathological Features of Sar...


...omparison of pulmonary sarcoidosis gr...


...y Infectious and Noninfectious Differentia...


...Differential Diagnoses for Sarcoidosis...


...Practice Recommendations for Detection of...


...Typical ECG and radiographic features of...


...tic of recommended diagnostic algorit...