Extrapulmonary involvement in patients with sarcoidosis in Turkey


Okumus G., Musellim B., Cetinkaya E., Turker H., Uzaslan E., Yenturk E., ...More

RESPIROLOGY, vol.16, no.3, pp.446-450, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2010.01878.x
  • Title of Journal : RESPIROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.446-450
  • Keywords: clinical epidemiology, extrapulmonary involvement, sarcoidosis

Abstract

Background and objective: Extrapulmonary sarcoidosis is common, and is almost always associated with concomitant thoracic involvement. Extrapulmonary manifestations vary on the basis of gender, age at presentation and ethnicity. The aim of this study was to investigate extrapulmonary involvement in patients with sarcoidosis in Turkey.