Sarcoidosis

  • Etiology: multisystem disorder of unknown etiology characterized by the formation of inflammatory non-caseating granulomas within affected tissues
  • Imaging: symmetric hilar and mediastinal lymphadenopathy, perilymphatic nodules, pleural effusions

Cases of Sarcoidosis

CXR of sarcoidosis
CXR PA and lateral shows bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy, left greater than right, with the lungs being clear.