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Author Mitchell, Donald

Title Sarcoidosis
Published London : Taylor & Francis Ltd., 2012


Description 1 online resource (499 pages)
Contents Cover; Book title; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; PART I: HISTORICAL SURVEY, DEFINITION AND EPIDEMIOLOGY; 1 Sarcoidosis in history; 2 Defining sarcoidosis; 3 Epidemiology; PART II: ETIOLOGY, PATHOLOGY, IMMUNOLOGY AND GENETICS; 4 Etiology; 5 Pathology; 6 Immunology; 7 Genetics; PART III: INVESTIGATIONS; 8 Radiology of the lungs and pleura; 9 Radiologically guided interventional procedures; 10 Staging and monitoring pulmonary sarcoidosis: pulmonary function tests and other variables; 11 Endoscopic techniques in diagnosis; 12 Bronchoalveolar lavage
13 Role of bone density measurement in the management of sarcoidosis14 Nuclear imaging in pulmonary sarcoidosis; 15 IGRAs and sarcoidosis; 16 The Kveim reaction; 17 Biochemical investigations; 18 Sleep studies; PART IV: THE HEART, PULMONARY HYPERTENSION, THE UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT, THE AIRWAYS, AND PULMONARY FIBROSIS; 19 The heart; 19B: Radionuclide imaging in cardiac sarcoidosis; 20 Pulmonary hypertension; 21 The upper respiratory tract; 22 The airways; Colour plates; 23 Pulmonary fibrosis
PART V: THE LIVER AND GI TRACT, SPLEEN, BLOOD AND BONE MARROW, NERVOUS SYSTEM, RENAL AND CALCIUM METABOLISM, AND PSYCHIATRIC ASPECTS24 Hepatobiliary sarcoidosis; 25 The gastrointestinal tract; 26 The spleen, bone marrow and blood; 27 Neurosarcoidosis; 28 The kidneys, calcium metabolism and vitamin D; 29 Psychiatric aspects; PART VI: SKIN, EYES, JOINTS AND SKELETAL MUSCLES, SUPERFICIAL LYMPHADENOPATHY, AND ENDOCRINE GLANDS; 30 The skin; 31 Ocular changes; 32 Musculoskeletal and joint manifestations; 33 Peripheral lymphadenopathy; 34 The endocrine glands
PART VII: BERYLLIUM DISEASE, HIV, AND NEOPLASMS35 Beryllium; 36 Human immunodeficiency virus infection; 37 Neoplasia, chemotherapy and rare local lesions; 38 Antibody deficiency; 39 Concomitant diseases; 1. Infections with agents causing granulomatous inflammation; 2. Miscellaneous diseases; PART VIII: CHILDHOOD SARCOID; 40 Pulmonary and extrapulmonary involvement in childhood; PART IX: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT; 41 Diagnosis of sarcoidosis; 42 Treatment of sarcoidosis; PART X: SURGICAL INVESTIGATION, MANAGEMENT AND FUTURE RESEARCH; 43 Surgical investigation and management
44 Lung transplantation45 Physiotherapy; 46 Rehabilitation, long-term oxygen therapy and quality of life; 47 Immunization and vaccination; 48 Future research into etiology, diagnosis, investigations and management; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X
Summary The definitive multi-authored reference on the many facets of sarcoidosis
Notes Print version record
Subject Sarcoidosis.
Form Electronic book
Author Wells, Athol
Spiro, Stephen
ISBN 9781444149821