What is the treatment of sarcoidosis in patients with pulmonary involvement?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Nader Kamangar, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Treatment in patients with pulmonary involvement is as follows:

  • Asymptomatic patients may not require treatment

  • In patients with minimal symptoms, serial reevaluation is prudent

  • Treatment is indicated for patients with significant respiratory symptoms

  • Corticosteroids can produce small improvements in the functional vital capacity and in the radiographic appearance in patients with more severe stage II and III disease

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