What is the role of chest radiography in the workup of neurosarcoidosis?

Updated: Nov 13, 2018
  • Author: Gabriel Bucurescu, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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Chest radiography often demonstrates perihilar lymphadenopathy or the interstitial lung disease of sarcoidosis. These abnormalities also may suggest lymphoma or other systemic diseases. See the images below.

Early chest radiograph findings in sarcoidosis. Early chest radiograph findings in sarcoidosis.
Advanced chest radiograph findings in sarcoidosis. Advanced chest radiograph findings in sarcoidosis.

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