Hong Kong Med J 1998;4:333-6 | Number 3, September 1998
Sarcoidosis in a Hong Kong Chinese woman
WK Leung, KIK Lei, A Yim, YK Sit, CKW Lai, R Leung
Department of Medicine, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
Sarcoidosis is rare in the Chinese population and most patients with sarcoidosis present with asymptomatic mediastinal lymphadenopathy. We report on a 31-year-old woman who presented with bilateral hilar lymphadenopathy and pulmonary infiltration that spontaneously resolved without treatment, and we present a review of the literature on sarcoidosis among the Hong Kong Chinese population.
Key words: Lung diseases/epidemiology; Sarcoidosis/diagnosis; Sarcoidosis/epidemiology; Sarcoidosis/pathology
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