TITLE

Sarkoidoz: On Altı Yaşında Bir Vaka Sunumu

AUTHOR(S)
Nalbantoğlu, Burçin; Mutlu, Levent Cem; Uysalol, Metin; Karasu, Erkut
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Journal of the Child / Cocuk Dergisi;Mar2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p170
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
Sarcoidosis is a multisystemic, granulomatous disease with an unknown etiology. Although granulomas suggest an etiology related to infectious, and organic agents, their etiologies are still unknown. A 16 year-old girl referred with complaints of cough, malaise, and painful lesions on legs lasting for 4 months. On physical examination, no pathological sign was observed, except an erythema nodosum-like purple lesion, the largest one being 5 cm in diameter was detected on the tibial region. Erythrocyte sedimentation rate was 60/1 hour and CRP 15.66 mg/L. Angiotension converting enzyme level was elevated. High resolution thoracal CT results were reported as multiple mediastinal lymphadenopaties and micronodular parenchymal infiltrations at right middle and lower lobes. In biopsy, taken during bronchoscopy, granulamatous lesions were observed. Patient was suggestively diagnosed as sarcoidosis with these findings and followed up without treatment because of relatively lesser severity of these findings. Sarcoidosis is a rare disease of childhood, and can spontaneously resolve or become chronic. Follow-up of the patients with physical examination and respiratory function tests are necessary. Steroids or methotrexate can be used for the treatment according to the clinical severity of the disease, but results are controversial. Since it a rarely seen condition, we want to emphasize the importance of sarcoidosis and review the literature.
ACCESSION #
75323988

 

Related Articles

  • Morpheaform Sarcoidosis. Ginarte, Manuel; Zulaica, Ander; Toribio, Jaime // Acta Dermato-Venereologica;May2006, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p264 

    The article presents a case study of a 67-year-old Caucasian man who has a history of cutaneous induration concerning his leg, knee and high. The man was diagnosed with sarcoidosis which is described as a multisystem disease of unknown aetiology. Disappearance of the induration was attributed to...

  • Evidence-Based Therapy for Cutaneous Sarcoidosis. Doherty, Christy B; Rosen, Ted // Drugs;2008, Vol. 68 Issue 10, p1361 

    Although healthcare providers have arrived at a relatively comfortable zone of accepted clinical practice in the management of cutaneous sarcoidosis, virtually every treatment is based on minimal evidence-based data and relies almost exclusively on anecdotal information. Although it would be...

  • Clinical: At a Glance - Pemphigus versus pemphigoid. Gnanapragasam, Vasa // GP: General Practitioner;11/25/2005, p60 

    The article differentiates the symptoms, causes and treatment of pemphigus and pemphigoid. Pemphigus usually affects middle-aged patients, which is marked by blisters over scalp, face, back, chest and flexures that break down readily. Patients with pemphigus may need treatment with...

  • Limited Role of Auxiliary Endobronchial Biopsy in the Diagnosis of Japanese Patients with Sarcoidosis. Ishii, Hiroshi; Otani, Satoshi; Iwata, Atsuko; Oka, Hiroaki; Komiya, Kosaku; Yoshioka, Daisuke; Hashinaga, Kazuhiko; Kadota, Jun-ichi // Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine;Feb2011, Vol. 223 Issue 2, p119 

    The diagnosis of sarcoidosis, a multisystem granulomatous disease of unknown etiology, is established when clinicoradiological findings are supported by histological evidence of non-caseating epithelioid cell granulomas. For pathological diagnosis, an endobronchial biopsy of normal-appearing...

  • Diagnosis of Hepatosplenic Sarcoidosis by Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Guided Needle Biopsy. Chiavaroli, Roberto; Grima, Pierfrancesco; Calabrese, Paola; Grima, Piero // Ultrasound;Nov2008, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p196 

    Sarcoidosis is a systemic disease characterised by non-caseating multiple granulomas involving virtually any organ in the body. The aetiology and natural history of sarcoidosis remains obscure. Hepatosplenic sarcoidosis is rare with image-based diagnosis difficult if no other organ is already...

  • Electric and viscoelastic properties of erythrocytes of patients with diffuse pathology of the liver. Kruchinina, M. V.; Kurilovich, S. A.; Parulikova, M. V.; Bakirov, T. S.; Generalov, V. M.; Pak, A. V.; Zvol'skii, I. L. // Doklady Biochemistry & Biophysics;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 401 Issue 1-6, p159 

    Studies the changes in the physicochemical properties of erythrocytes obtained from patients with diffuse liver pathology of viral and alcoholic origin. Method used to study the properties of erythrocytes; Identification of biochemical indices; Measurement of the polarizability, elasticity, and...

  • Anemia. Mosby, Jill Cathleen // Journal of Palliative Medicine;Mar2009, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p279 

    The article examines the causes, diseases, conditions, symptoms and treatments for anemia. Key causes of anemia include bleeding anywhere in the body most often from the bowels, low red blood cell production from chronic disease and red blood cell destruction among others. Treatment options...

  • Red blood cell distribution width is not correlated with preeclampsia among pregnant Sudanese women. Abdullahi, Hala; Osman, Ameer; Rayis, Duria A.; Gasim, Gasim I.; Imam, Abdulmutalab M.; Adam, Ishag // Diagnostic Pathology;2014, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p1 

    Background Preeclampsia is a leading cause of maternal and perinatal mortality worldwide. The exact etiology of preeclampsia is unknown, but the inflammatory process is postulated as one of the etiologies. Red blood cell distribution width (RDW) is a measure of anisocytosis (variation of red...

  • SPLENITRANSIN LEVELS IN HEALTH AND DISEASE. Jackson, D. M.; Temple, D. M. // Australian Journal of Experimental Biology & Medical Science;Aug1969, Vol. 47 Issue 4, pP18 

    Studies the levels of splenitransin in health and disease. Decline in the concentration of splenitransin in erythrocytes with increasing age in healthy subjects; Similarity of the erythrocyte and plasma splenitransin levels in older healthy subjects; Indication of a possible role for...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics