Published in Blood Weekly, April 23rd, 2009
"Serological and clinical findings suggested Parvovirus B19 and Chlamydophila pneumoniae infection. These supposed infections delayed the recognition of underlying sarcoidosis which definitive diagnosis was reached through a lung biopsy and histological demonstration of nonnecrotizing granulomas containing giant cells and noncaseating epithelioid cells," wrote C. Contini and colleagues, University of Ferrara.
The researchers concluded: "The present case highlights the potential difficulty to diagnose...
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