Efficacy and safety of bronchoscopic diagnostic procedures of sarcoidosis: A retrospective study

Research paper by Asem A. Hewidy, Abdelhadi M. Shebl

Indexed on: 15 Mar '16Published on: 24 Feb '16Published in: Egyptian Journal of Chest Disease and Tuberculosis


Sarcoidosis is a chronic systemic granulomatous disorder of unknown etiology, which most commonly presents with bilateral hilar adenopathy and pulmonary infiltrates. Fiberoptic bronchoscopic procedures are the most important tools for the diagnosis sarcoidosis.

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