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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 65-67

A Case of Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Misdiagnosed as Tuberculosis

Department of Chest and TB, Government Medical College Amritsar, Amritsar, Punjab, India

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Srijna Rana
Government Medical College - Amritsar, Circular Road, Amritsar 143001, Punjab
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DOI: 10.4103/jacp.jacp_32_17

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Sarcoidosis is a chronic inflammatory multisystem disease, most commonly involving the lungs, that usually affects middle-aged adults. Due to its clinicoradiological resemblance with tuberculosis (TB), in countries such as India, sarcoidosis is often misdiagnosed and mistreated as TB. We report a case of 62-year-old female with sarcoidosis, which was misdiagnosed as TB.

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