Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging Indian Journal of Radiology and Imaging

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: 2006  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 869--873

Evolution from DQtypicalDQ to DQatypicalDQ radiological appearances- report of two patients of Sarcoidosis


SK Chhabra, T Chugh, P Chhabra 
 Department of Cardiorespiratory Physiology, Clinical Research Centre, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi, Delhi - 110 007, India

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S K Chhabra
Department of Cardiorespiratory Physiology, Vallabhbhai Patel Chest Institute, University of Delhi, Delhi - 110 007
India

Two patients of pulmonary sarcoidosis are reported in whom during the course of the disease, the radiological lesions evolved from the more common presentations to unusual ones. In a 70 years old man, the evolution occurred from Stage I (bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy, BHL) to Stage II with reticular pattern and BHL. This was accompanied by multiple large pulmonary nodules and pleural effusion. In the second patient, a 48-year-old woman, the picture evolved from a typical stage II (BHL with bilateral reticulonodular pattern) to a large mass-lesion simulating a malignancy. Both the patients had a variable symptom-free period between the two presentations. The diagnosis was confirmed by the demonstration of noncaseating granulomas by transbronchial biopsy and transthoracic fine needle aspiration cytology, respectively.


How to cite this article:
Chhabra S K, Chugh T, Chhabra P. Evolution from "typical" to "atypical" radiological appearances- report of two patients of Sarcoidosis.Indian J Radiol Imaging 2006;16:869-873


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Chhabra S K, Chugh T, Chhabra P. Evolution from "typical" to "atypical" radiological appearances- report of two patients of Sarcoidosis. Indian J Radiol Imaging [serial online] 2006 [cited 2020 Aug 14 ];16:869-873
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