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Title Clinical manifestations, pathophysiology, diagnostic methods, imaging and intervention in sarcoidosis / Ali Nawaz Khan, editor
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2016


Description 1 online resource
Series New developments in medical research
New developments in medical research.
Contents Preface; Chapter 1; A Pathologist's Approach to Pulmonary Sarcoidosis*; Abstract; Introduction; Etiology; Pathological Findings; The Macrophage/Epithelioid Cell; The Lymphocytes; The Granulomas; Vasculitis in Sarcoidosis; Morphological Types of Sarcoidosis; Specimen Acquisition; Tissue Samples; Cytology Samples; Differential Diagnosis; Laboratory Findings; Biomarkers in Future Directions; Course of the Disease; References; Chapter 2; Clinical Manifestations, Diagnostic Methods and Management of Pulmonary Sarcoidosis; Abstract; Introduction; Clinical Manifestation
Approach to DiagnosisHistopathology; Radiology; Pulmonary Function Tests (PFTs); The Six-Minute Walk Test (6MWT); Biopsy; Differential Diagnosis; Other Diagnostic Tests; Overview of Therapy; Drugs Used for Treatment of Pulmonary Sarcoidosis; Glucocorticoids or Corticosteroids; Maintenance Doses; Adverse Effects; Alternatives to Glucocorticoids; Cytotoxic Agents; Sarcoidosis- Pulmonary Hypertension; Monitoring; Prognosis; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3; The Chest Radiograph in the Diagnosis and Staging of Thoracic Sarcoidosis(; Abstract; Introduction
Typical Manifestations on Chest RadiographBilateral Hilar Lymph Nodes Enlargement; Interstitial Lung Disease; Pulmonary Fibrosis; Atypical Manifestations on Chest Radiograph; Staging of Thoracic Sarcoidosis; References; Chapter 4; The Role of HRCT in Pulmonary Sarcoidosis; 2Waikato Hospital Hamilton, New Zealand; Abstract; Introduction; Discussion; Atypical Features; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5; Saprophytic Aspergillosis (Aspergilloma); 1Silk Road Medical Sunnyvale, California, US; 2Trauma and Orthopaedics Royal Oldham Hospital, Acute Pennine NHS TRUST, Manchester, UK
3North Manchester General Hospital, Manchester, UKAbstract; Introduction; Clinical Findings; Diagnosis; Treatment; Discussion; References; Chapter 6; Genitourinary Manifestations of Sarcoidosis: Symptomatology and Diagnostic Imaging of Genitourinary Sarcoidosis; Abstract; Introduction; Epidemiology; Presentation; Association with Testicular Carcinoma -- Diagnostic Pitfalls; Investigations; Radiological Imaging and Modalities; Ultrasound Scans; CT; MRI; Treatment; References; Chapter 7; Cardiac Sarcoidosis*
Cardiothoracic Imaging, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United StatesAbstract; Introduction; Epidemiology; Pathology; Clinical Features; Diagnosis; Electrocardiography; 24-Hour Holter Monitoring; Electrophysiology Study; Endomyocardial Biopsy; Echocardiography; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Gallium Scan; Myocardial Perfusion Imaging; FDG -- PET; PET/MR; Coronary Angiography; Treatment; Conclusion; References; Chapter 8; Imaging of Neurosarcoidosis*; Abstract; Introduction; Diagnosis; Imaging; Imaging Findings; Cranial Nerve Involvement; Leptomeningeal Involvement
Notes Includes index
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Subject Sarcoidosis.
Chronic granulomatous disease.
Granulomatous Disease, Chronic
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Chronic granulomatous disease
Form Electronic book
Author Khan, Ali Nawaz, editor
ISBN 9781634858441