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8 out of 10
 

True about sarcoidosis? (NEET 2014)



A Pleural effusion is uncommon

B Kveim test is positive

C Bone x-rays show punched out lesions in terminal phalanges.

D All are true

Ans. D

All are true

Pleural effusion is Uncommon (MCQ)

1). ECG may show arrhythmias or bundle branch block.

2). Lung function tests impaired Q gas transfer, and a restrictive Lung Q defect

3). Tissue biopsy (lung, liver, lymph nodes, skin nodules, or lacrimal glands) is diagnostic and shows non-caseating granulomata.

4). Kveim test is positive.

5). Ultrasound may show nephrocalcinosis or hepatosplenomegaly.

6). Bone x-rays show 'punched out' lesions in terminal phalangesQ.

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