Löfgren’s Syndrome: Acute Variant of Sarcoidosis

Authors

  • M Azizul Haque Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi
  • M Golam Mostafa Professor, Histopathology, National Institute of Cancer Research and Hospital, Dhaka
  • ARM Saifuddin Ekram Assistant Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi.
  • AKM Shohidur Rahman Tarafdar Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v11i2.5472

Keywords:

öfgren’s syndrome, sarcoidosis, erythema nodosum, hilar lymphadenopathy, Bangladesh

Abstract

Löfgren’s syndrome is an acute form of sarcoidosis that is characterized by erythema nodosum, bilateral hilar
lymphadenopathy accompanied by arthritis or arthralgia. We are reporting a 32 year old male with Löfgren’s
syndrome and then the literature is reviewed.

Keywords:
Löfgren’s syndrome; sarcoidosis; erythema nodosum; hilar lymphadenopathy; Bangladesh

DOI: 10.3329/jom.v11i2.5472

J MEDICINE 2010; 11 : 193-195

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Haque, M. A., Mostafa, M. G., Ekram, A. S., & Tarafdar, A. S. R. (2010). Löfgren’s Syndrome: Acute Variant of Sarcoidosis. Journal of Medicine, 11(2), 193–195. https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v11i2.5472

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Case Reports