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Unilateral hilar or paratracheal adenopathy in sarcoidosis: a study of 38 cases
  1. Richard W. Spann,
  2. Edward C. Rosenow III,
  3. Richard A. DeRemee,
  4. W. Eugene Miller
  1. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

    Abstract

    The diagnosis of pulmonary sarcoidosis should be considered when unilateral hilar enlargement or a paratracheal mass is present. With this diagnosis in mind, a scalene node biopsy or mediastinoscopy may prevent unnecessary thoracotomy. It is believed that the unilateral stage is only an evanescent stage before the development or regression of bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy.

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