Extrapulmonary involvement in patients with sarcoidosis in Turkey

Okumus G., Musellim B., Cetinkaya E., Turker H., Uzaslan E., Yenturk E., ...More

RESPIROLOGY, vol.16, no.3, pp.446-450, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2010.01878.x
  • Journal Name: RESPIROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.446-450
  • Keywords: clinical epidemiology, extrapulmonary involvement, sarcoidosis
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Background and objective: Extrapulmonary sarcoidosis is common, and is almost always associated with concomitant thoracic involvement. Extrapulmonary manifestations vary on the basis of gender, age at presentation and ethnicity. The aim of this study was to investigate extrapulmonary involvement in patients with sarcoidosis in Turkey.