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Ocular manifestations of sarcoidosis.
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PMID:  16088649     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ophthalmic involvement in sarcoidosis may cause significant sight-threatening illness for patients. Studies of patients with histologically proven sarcoidosis have found 25 to 50% of patients to have ocular manifestations. The frequency in which eye disease is seen and the course that it takes vary with age, race, and geography. This article discusses relevant aspects of the ocular manifestations of sarcoidosis for the internist and pulmonologist. Overall disease presentation, specific types of ocular involvement, evaluation strategies, and treatment considerations are discussed.
Authors:
Deborah Bradley; Robert P Baughman; Lawrence Raymond; Adam H Kaufman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in respiratory and critical care medicine     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1069-3424     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Respir Crit Care Med     Publication Date:  2002 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-08-09     Completed Date:  2005-10-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9431858     Medline TA:  Semin Respir Crit Care Med     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  543-8     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0527, USA.
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