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Sarcoidosis and Granulomatosis

Diagnosis and Management

Sarcoidosis is a multi-organ, granulomatous disease the etiology of which remains unknown. It is characterized by T-cell dysfunction and B-cell hyperactivity with increased local immune activity and inflammation that leads to the formation of noncaseating granulomas in the organs involved. The lung and lymphatic system are the most commonly affected organs, however virtually any organ may be affected. Other common sites of involvement include the skin, eye, central nervous system, and the heart. Patients may present different symptoms related to the disease stage and the specific organ involved. Sarcoidosis is a global disease, and its prevalence has increased twofold over the past years. Due to the clinical heterogeneity and variable diagnostic criteria in different countries, it is difficult to calculate the exact prevalence and incidence of sarcoidosis. Age, sex, race, and geographic origin significantly influence the incidence of sarcoidosis. The book at hand seeks to assess the current diagnostic techniques, imaging techniques, differential diagnosis of this disease, as well as other granulomatous diseases mimicking sarcoidosis.

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Sarcoidosis and GranulomatosisDiagnosis and ManagementEdited by Mohammad Hosein Motamedi

Published: July 29th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73968

ISBN: 978-1-83962-833-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-83881-035-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-834-4

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Introductory Chapter: Orofacial Sarcoidosis and Noncaseating Granulomatosis

By Sharareh Kamfar, Taghi Azizi and Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi

177

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2. Current Diagnostic Techniques in Sarcoidosis

By Rajarajan Anandavelu and Ahmed Fahim

39

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3. Early Diagnosis of Sarcoidosis

By Marica Tina Maccarone

24

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4. Pathology of Sarcoidosis and Differential Diagnostics of other Granulomatous Diseases

By Maria V. Samsonova and Andrey L. Chernyaev

26

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5. Clinical Manifestations of Sarcoidosis and Granulomatous Disorders

By Suchibrata Das

30

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6. Granulomatous Interstitial Nephritis in Children Resulting from Wegener’s Granulomatosis, Crohn’s Disease, or Sarcoidosis

By Galina Makovetskaya, Lilia Mazur and Elena Balashova

130

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7. Cardiac Sarcoidosis

By Jhan Carlos Altamar Castillo and Miguel Jose Tejeda Camargo

103

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8. Particularities of Hepatic Sarcoidosis

By Laura Iliescu and Letitia Toma

27

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9. Sarcoid Granulomas in Malignancy

By Komal Arora, Neeraj Kaur and Jae Y. Ro

26

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10. Sarcoid Involvement of the Mammary Gland

By Patricia López Arribas, Elena Martínez Gómez and Álvaro Zapico Goñi

21

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11. Granulomatous Diseases Mimicking Sarcoidosis

By Angel Robles-Marhuenda

60

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