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[Value of x-ray CT used in thin sections for evaluating sarcoidosis. Apropos of 57 cases. Comparison with other methods].

Authors
  • Giron, J
  • Senac, J P
  • Cluzel, M
  • Aubas, P
  • Godard, P
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal de Radiologie
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1987
Volume
68
Issue
11
Pages
713–718
Identifiers
PMID: 3430451
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The authors have staged by CT 57 cases of sarcoidosis. In all cases CT has given superior semiologic pattern in comparison with plain-films which are the classical baseline references (Turiaf)...up to date. 30% of type I sarcoidosis are staged as type II by thin-section CT slices. This radio-clinic evaluation must be continued on months to find if this group is an homogeneous one in the prognostic meaning and if cortico-therapy is useful. The authors propose a systematic CT evaluation of sarcoidosis in 1987 and a CT actualization of the radiologic classification of the disease.

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