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Pleural sarcoidosis: a rare presentation.
  1. E Loughney,
  2. B G Higgins
  1. Department of Respiratory Medicine, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

    Abstract

    Sarcoidosis is a chronic disorder of unknown aetiology which causes tissue injury and granuloma formation in many organs. Although over 80% of cases have intrathoracic disease at presentation, pleural sarcoidosis remains an unusual manifestation. A case of sarcoidosis presenting with a discrete pleural mass is reported.

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