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Rate of improvement of pulmonary function in sarcoidosis during treatment with corticosteroids.
  1. D S Goldstein,
  2. M H Williams


    Serial measurements of vital capacity were obtained in 11 patients with impaired pulmonary function due to sarcoidosis during 12 courses of corticosteroid treatment. Vital capacity improved promptly and approached a maximum value in about three weeks. A three week trial is probably sufficient to show whether or not corticosteroids are effective in a patient with sarcoidosis.

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