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10 out of 10
 

Treatment of sarcoidosis is? (LQ)



A Hydroxychloroquine
B Steroid

C Infliximab
D All of the above

Ans. D

All of the above

Management: Patients with BHL alone do not require treatment since the majority recover spontaneously.

Acute sarcoidosis: (Ref. Hari-18th ed., Pg- 2813)

1). NSAIDs.

2). Hydroxychloroquine

3). Indications for corticosteroid therapy:

a. Parenchymal lung disease (symptomatic, static, or progressive)

b. Uveitis

c. Hypercalcemia

d. Neurological or cardiac involvement

Drugs used are: Prednisolone, IV methylprednisolone

4). Immunosuppressants (methotrexate, cyclosporin, cyclophosphamide, Azathioprine)

5). Infliximab

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