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Pleural sarcoidosis - a report of three cases

Justyna Fijołek, Elżbieta Wiatr, Dariusz Gawryluk, Renata Langfort, Iwona Bestry
Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2010;78(1):79-82.

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Vol 78, No 1 (2010)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2010-01-29
Submitted: 2013-02-22

Abstract

Three patients with pleural sarcoidosis are reported. Pleural effusion in two patients and a massive pleural thickening that mimicked a tumour were observed. Histological examination of pleural biopsies revealed sarcoidosis. None of the patients received treatment. No recurrence of the pleural effusion was observed after a year of follow-up and the massive pleural thickening remained stable.

Abstract

Three patients with pleural sarcoidosis are reported. Pleural effusion in two patients and a massive pleural thickening that mimicked a tumour were observed. Histological examination of pleural biopsies revealed sarcoidosis. None of the patients received treatment. No recurrence of the pleural effusion was observed after a year of follow-up and the massive pleural thickening remained stable.
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Keywords

pleura; sarcoidosis; management

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Title

Pleural sarcoidosis - a report of three cases

Journal

Advances in Respiratory Medicine

Issue

Vol 78, No 1 (2010)

Pages

79-82

Published online

2010-01-29

Bibliographic record

Pneumonol Alergol Pol 2010;78(1):79-82.

Keywords

pleura
sarcoidosis
management

Authors

Justyna Fijołek
Elżbieta Wiatr
Dariusz Gawryluk
Renata Langfort
Iwona Bestry

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