Seasonality of the onset of symptoms, Tuberculin test anergy and Kveim positive reaction in a large cohort of patients with sarcoidosis


Demirkok S. S. , Basaranoglu M., Coker E., Karayel T.

RESPIROLOGY, cilt.12, ss.591-593, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

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Background and objectives: Sarcoidosis is a systemic granulomatous disease of unknown aetiology and pathogenesis. This study evaluated the seasonal variation in the onset of symptoms, Tuberculin anergy and Kveim positive reaction in a cohort of 492 patients with sarcoidosis and in a subgroup of 248 patients with known Kveim test responses.