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.

— Read on www.healio.com/pulmonology/sarcoidosis/news/online/{e975af9b-ddd9-4a70-a888-374a2d0c6038}/sarcoidosis-diagnosed-in-older-patients-linked-to-worse-outcomes

Written by Basil Rene

I maintain two separate blogs. One is LifeAsAnAnomaly.com where I discuss my life with sarcoidosis and the other is AChefTalksFood.blog, where as the name implies, I talk about food.

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