An unusual presentation of an uncommon disease
Michael Funk2, Orlando Santana1,2
1Department of Cardiology, 2Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Fl, USA
Abstract: Extrapulmonary manifestations of sarcoidosis often go undiagnosed. Sarcoidosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of cases presenting with parotid gland swelling, renal failure, and hypercalcemia. It’s imperative to confirm the diagnosis with a tissue biopsy, as the condition is easily treatable with steroids.
Keywords: sarcoidosis, parotid gland, renal failure, hypercalcemia, steroids
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