Sarcoidosis presenting with and without Löfgren’s syndrome: clinical, radiological and behavioral differences observed in a group of 691 patients

Publication date: Available online 11 October 2019Source: Joint Bone SpineAuthor(s): Manuel Rubio-Rivas, Jonathan Franco, Xavier CorbellaAbstractObjectives: Just a few series of Löfgren’s syndrome have been reported. Our aim was to describe the epidemiology and clinical profile of sarcoidosis patients presenting with Löfgren’s syndrome vs. non-Löfgren’s syndrome.Methods: Retrospective cohort study of 691 consecutive patients with sarcoidosis diagnosed at the Bellvitge University Hospital in Barcelona, Spain, between 1976 and 2018.Results: 309 patients (44.7%) were diagnosed with Löfgren’s syndrome and 382 with non-Löfgren’s syndrome (55.3%). The mean age at diagnosis was 39.8 years-old (SD 11.7) vs. 46.6 (SD 14.5) (p
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