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Sarcoidosis

Sarcoidosis is a multisystem granulamtous disorder of unknown aetiology. It most commonly affects the lungs (>90% of cases) and lymphatic system, but can affect any organ. Many cases are asymptomatic, although some patients can have very severe disease. Treatment may involve NSAIDs and less often, steroids, but often none is required as most cases resolve spontaneously.   Epidemiology and Aetiology  
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over 5 years ago
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How do thiazides cause hypercalcaemia?

I was discussing with a renal consultant the reasons for avoiding thiazides in patients with sarcoidosis with renal involvement. I think it is well established that they can cause hypercalcaemia but after (not very much) searching on the internet and in textbooks I can't seem to find out why? Does anybody know?  
Amy Huxtable
almost 6 years ago
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My USMLE CK: Sarcoidosis

Prepare for USMLE,UK,CANADIAN,AUSTRALIAN, NURSING & OTHER MEDICAL BOARD examinations around the globe with us.Understand the basics, concepts and how to answ...  
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over 4 years ago
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The diagnosis and management of interstitial lung diseases

The interstitial lung diseases are a complex group of disorders, but idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, connective tissue disease associated interstitial lung disease, and sarcoidosis make up the majority seen in clinical practice  
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over 4 years ago
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The diagnosis and management of interstitial lung diseases

The interstitial lung diseases are a complex group of disorders, but idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, connective tissue disease associated interstitial lung disease, and sarcoidosis make up the majority seen in clinical practice  
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over 4 years ago
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The diagnosis and management of interstitial lung diseases

The interstitial lung diseases are a complex group of disorders, but idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, connective tissue disease associated interstitial lung disease, and sarcoidosis make up the majority seen in clinical practice  
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When Is 'Sarcoidosis' Not Sarcoidosis?

Dr Stephen Paget discusses a case that illustrates the importance of a thorough differential diagnosis when assessing for sarcoidosis.  
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almost 4 years ago