Radiographic manifestations of cardiac sarcoid.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

On the basis of autopsy series, the incidence of direct cardiac involvement in sarcoidosis has been estimated to be 20%-27%. It may be recognized clinically when patients with known systemic sarcoidosis present with arrhythmias, conduction disturbances, or cardiomyopathy. Various radiographic manifestations of cardiac sarcoid, including cardiomegaly, pericardial effusion, and left ventricular aneurysm, are described in four patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Chiles, C; Adams, GW; Ravin, CE

Published Date

  • October 1985

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 145 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 711 - 714

PubMed ID

  • 3875986

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0361-803X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/ajr.145.4.711


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States