Sarcoidosis diagnosed in older patients linked to worse outcomes

In a new study, sarcoidosis appeared to require a high index of suspicion in elderly patients because older patients with pulmonary sarcoidosis presented with more severe disease and worse outcomes compared with younger patients. Additionally, isolated extrapulmonary involvement at diagnosis and certain particular extrapulmonary organ involvement were more frequent among older patients.

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  1. I worry about my wife who has Wilson’s Disease (as we are getting older). It is tough as one is aging.

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    1. Basil Rene says:

      Yep. Aging isn’t all that it is cracked to be!

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