What is the role of CT scanning in the workup of sarcoidosis?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Nader Kamangar, MD, FACP, FCCP, FCCM; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Routine chest CT scanning adds little to diagnosis. High-resolution CT (HRCT) scanning of the chest may identify active alveolitis or fibrosis and correlates with yield of biopsy.


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