By Violeta Mihailovic-Vucinic
Sarcoidosis is a fancy multisytem disorder. Shortness of breath (dyspnea) and a cough that will not depart could be one of the first signs of sarcoidosis, yet sarcoidosis may also appear by surprise with the looks of pores and skin rashes and different dermatoses. An Atlas of Sarcoidosis: Pathogenesis, prognosis and medical beneficial properties combines illustrations and scientific photos of the authors? large practices, in order that readers have unheard of entry to a complete selection of sarcoidosis photos. The atlas is designed to counterpoint and supply a visible complement to already present texts on sarcoidosis. every one organ involvement is dealt in a quick and simple to appreciate demeanour. quite a few radiographic and laboratory abnormalities are then associated with the scientific beneficial properties with the intention to motivate a tender and straightforward sensible integration on the bedside and to aid working towards pulmonologists, dermatologists and different clinicians who require a accomplished visible encyclopedia of sarcoidosis photographs.
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L . PEF. 4. . . . . L/S FEF. 50. . . . . L/S 2 . . . . . L/S FEF. 25. FEF. 50% FVC. . % . PIF. . . . . . . L/S FIF . 50. . . . . L/S ERV. . . . . 1. . L. 33 3 50 DATE 179 TEMP. iDEG C? PR. iMB/MMHG? M HUMIDITY i%? 91 ? ? 01 20 0999 70 %PRED 98 72 73 100 95 33 36 32 4 VOLUME [L] 5 6 7 8 42 Atlas of Sarcoidosis Airway Obstruction The obstruction of airways, large and small, may result from endobronchial granulomas and bronchiolitis, disruption of the supporting structure around terminal, and respiratory bronchioles or via mediator-induced smooth muscle constriction.
2 100 60 The following criteria for diagnosing pleural sarcoidosis should be fulﬁlled: • Compatible clinical and radiographic evidence of multisystem disease. • Histologic evidence of noncaseating granuloma. • Absence of mycobacteria, fungi, or other bacteria in culture or sputum, body ﬂuids, or biopsied tissue. Various diagnostic observations have been made when a diagnosis of pleural involvement in sarcoidosis3,4: 20 to 30% of patients with untreated tuberculous pleural effusion develop pulmonary tuberculosis within 5 years; caseating granulomas of the pleura have been reported in 80% of pleural biopsies of tuberculous pleural effusions; a negative PPD skin test makes the diagnosis of tuberculosis unlikely; and pleural involvement with sarcoidosis is rare in patients under 20 years of age.
Hilar lymph nodes enlarged because of the primary tuberculosis. 17 This composite picture shows the occurrence of erythema nodosum in a patient with psittacosis pneumonia. One can see a bilateral patchy pneumonic inﬁltrate. 19 (A) Red burning spots of acute sarcoidosis with erythema nodosum. (B) Erythema nodosum in remission, with dark spots on the legs of the same patient. COURSE OF ERYTHEMA NODOSUM Other Skin Lesions Extensive cutaneous ulcers with necrosis of the skin, subcutaneous tissue, and even muscle have been described.