Title: Diagnostic Challenges in Sarcoidosis
Author: Akbar Shakoor
Keywords/Main Subjects: Sarcoidosis; Masquerade syndromes; Diagnostic criteria; Granulomatous uveitis; Chest x-ray; Systemic disease; Hilar adenopathy; Lacrimal gland biopsy; Conjuctival biopsy; ACE; Lysozyme; Sarcoidosis
Secondary CORE Category: Neuro-Ophthalmology / Systemic Conditions With Neuro-Ophthalmic Signs / Sarcoidosis
Brief Description: This presentation shows multiple cases of sarcoidosis and discusses in detail the challenges of diagnosing sarcoidosis. A discussion of the literature regarding diagnosing sarcoid related uveitis is undertaken in detail. Guidelines for diagnosing ocular sarcoidosis are given and discussion of clinical, laboratory, imaging, and biopsy indications and findings are given.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds