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Title: Pulmonary sarcoidosis mimicking tuberculosis: Importance of the galaxy sign on thoracic computed tomography.
Other Titles: Sarcoidosis pulmonar simulando una tuberculosis: importancia del signo de la galaxia en TC de tórax.
Issue Date: 31-Aug-2017
Citation: Reumatol Clin (Engl Ed).2019;(15)6:e133-e135
Abstract: Sarcoidosis and tuberculosis are two common granulomatous conditions that may share clinical and radiological presentations. The galaxy sign (sarcoid galaxy sign) is a characteristic radiological sign of pulmonary sarcoidosis on thoracic computed tomography (CT). We present the case of a patient with sarcoidosis that was initially misdiagnosed as tuberculosis, in whom the galaxy sign on CT was useful as it suggested the correct diagnosis.
PMID: 28863878
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