Abdominal sarcoidosis: cross-sectional imaging findings


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Gezer N. S. , Basara I., Altay C., HARMAN M. , Rocher L., Karabulut N., ...More

DIAGNOSTIC AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY, vol.21, no.2, pp.111-117, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/dir.2014.14210
  • Title of Journal : DIAGNOSTIC AND INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.111-117

Abstract

Sarcoidosis is a multisystem inflammatory disease of unknown etiology. The lungs and the lymphoid system are the most commonly involved organs. Extrapulmonary involvement is reported in 30% of patients, and the abdomen is the most common extrapulmonary site with a frequency of 50%-70%.