Sarcoidosis

Last updated: Thursday, 13, January, 2011
PresentationsAppropriate Tests

Clinical and radiological assessment.

Angiotensin converting enzyme is of low sensitivity and specificity but may be of some value in monitoring disease activity and response to treatment.

Biopsy, including FNAB, of affected organ, lymph node, as appropriate.

FBC, blood film, CRP; calcium.

Erythema nodosum

Fever

See Pyrexia of unknown origin

Granulomatous Hepatitis

ALP, GGT; sarcoid may present as non-specific hepatitis, in which case liver biopsy is helpful.

Hypercalcaemia

Interstitial lung disease

Iritis

Lymphadenopathy, especially

  • Hilar

Lymphocytopenia

Myopathy

Neuropathy

Parotid swelling

Diabetes insipidus