Granulomatous musculoskeletal disease: Sarcoidosis versus tuberculosis

D. E. Lemley, P. Katz

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A patient with systemic sarcoidosis insidiously developed tuberculous arthritis. The concurrence of these diagnoses in any individual patient is rare. Musculoskeletal features of sarcoidosis and tuberculosis are reviewed, and the importance of obtaining appropriate cultures to differentiate these granulomatous disorders is illustrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1199-1201
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Rheumatology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology
  • Rheumatology

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